Thursday, October 4, 2018
This morning in Huntington at 7:50AM it’s currently 59 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the south at 3-6 mph. Relative humidity is 88%, dewpoint 56, barometric pressure 29.90” and falling rapidly. We picked up 0.02” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 57, and the overnight low was 47.
A cold front approaching from the west early this morning will cross the region today bringing rain showers from mid-morning through noon across northern New York, and noon through mid-afternoon across Vermont. Behind the front, strong high pressure will build into region for Thursday night and Friday bringing cool
and crisp conditions to conclude the workweek. Mainly dry conditions are expected for the first half of the upcoming weekend, with chances for showers increasing Saturday night into Sunday.
We’ll see partly sunny skies with a slight chance of showers this morning, then cloudy skies with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 60s with southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph.
Friday should be partly sunny with highs in the mid 50s and light and variable winds, becoming northerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 30s and light and variable winds.
Saturday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the lower 60s and south winds 10 to 15 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the lower 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 79 and a low of 50.
Burlington averages for this date are a low of 43 and a high of 62.
The record low was 27 in 1948.
The record high was 82 in 1891.
Average rainfall for this date is 0.13″
Length of day: 11:33:50
Today will be 3:01 shorter than yesterday.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 24 days old with 29% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
The fall colors are starting to pop here in Huntington making for a nice backdrop to these dried Queen Anne’s Lace seed heads and a rain drop festooned wire.
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/200″ exposure.