Monday, October 1, 2018
This morning in Huntington at 7:45AM it’s currently 48 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 47, barometric pressure 30.34” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.17” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 58, and the overnight low was 48.
A stalled east-west frontal zone across the region will bring cloudy and cool conditions today through Tuesday night, along with frequent periods of showers. Total rainfall through Tuesday night is expected to be between 1″ and 1.5″ (needed!). Drier weather will return on Wednesday as high pressure from Canada builds across New York and New England.
We’ll see cloudy skies today with rain this morning, then a chance of showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 90%. Tonight should be cloudy with a chance of showers until midnight, then showers likely after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 40s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 70%.
Tuesday showers are likely. Highs will be in the mid 50s with southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. Tuesday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the upper 40s with east winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 90%.
Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with highs around 60 and light and variable winds. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 65 and a low of 31. We had a moderate frost.
Burlington averages for this date are a low of 44 and a high of 63.
The record low was 27 in 1963.
The record high was 80 in 1950.
Length of day: 11:42:55
Today will be 3:01 shorter then yesterday.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 21 days old with 62.4% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
We came across this cottonwood leaf suspended in a spider’s web between two cedar trees at Pointe Au Roche State Park in New York. It made for a bright spot of color in a tawny woods.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 14mm, ISO 800, f/4.9, 1/25″ exposure.