Wednesday, October 18, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 8:00AM it’s currently 39 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 39, barometric pressure 30.22” and rising rapidly. Yesterday’s high was 56, and the overnight low was 38.
A large area of high pressure along the US east coast will continue to deliver dry conditions across the region through Sunday. With south to southwest winds in place, temperatures will warm well above seasonal levels for mid to late October beginning today, and continue through the upcoming weekend.
We’ll see partly cloudy skies this morning giving way to generally sunny skies for the afternoon. It’ll be warmer with highs around 66F and light and variable winds. Tonight should be clear and mild with lows around 51F and SSW winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday should be mostly sunny with highs around 68F and SSW winds at 10 to 20 mph. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 44F and west winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Friday’s looking sunny with highs near 60F and NW winds at 10 to 15 mph. Friday night should be mostly clear with lows around 41F and light and variable winds.
Last year on this date we had a high of 80 and a low of 55. We picked up 0.03″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 56 and lows of 38.
The record high was 84°F in 1947.
The record low was 23°F in 1922.
Length of Visible Light: 11h 51m
Length of Day: 10h 52m
Tomorrow will be 2 minutes 56 seconds shorter
The Moon is a waning crescent, 28 days old with 2% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
Yesterday’s heavy frost coated pretty much everything here in the hollow. I spotted this late season chicory blossom as I was headed off for my morning run. Had to pop back in the house for my camera before the sunshine melted the crystals.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/60″ exposure.