Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Please get out and VOTE today!
This morning in Huntington at 7:05AM it’s currently a balmy 49 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the south at 3-5 mph. Relative humidity is 84%, dewpoint 44, barometric pressure 29.96” and falling rapidly. We picked up 0.04” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 45, and the overnight low was 43.
After a break in rain showers this morning, rainfall will return to the region as an occluded front tracks toward the region. Gusty winds will develop during the afternoon with winds gusting in the 15 to 30 mph range. Rainfall will taper off this evening as moisture shifts eastward. The middle of the week looks to be mostly dry with seasonable temperatures, but a series of troughs and cold fronts pushing through the region will continue the pattern of unsettled conditions with the potential for some light showers Wednesday. More rain will arrive Friday into Saturday.
Today showers are likely. High will be near 53 with southeast winds 9 to 16 mph gusting to 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80% with precipitation amounts between 1/10′ to 1/4″ possible. Tonight should bring a 30% chance of showers. It’ll be mostly cloudy with a low around 47 and southwest winds 15 to 17 mph gusting to 30 mph.
Wednesday should bring a 20% chance of showers between midday. It’ll be partly sunny with a high near 52 and southwest winds 14 to 16 mph. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy with a low around 39 and southwest winds around 10 mph and gusting to 20 mph.
Thursday’s looking mostly cloudy with a high near 45 and west winds 9 to 13 mph.
Thursday night should mostly cloudy with a low around 32 and west winds around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Last year on this date we had a high of 53 and a low of 36. We picked up 0.13″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are a low of 34 and a high of 49.
The record low was 13 in 1951.
The record high was 75 in 1948.
Length of day: 9:59:06
Today will be 2:36 shorter than yesterday.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 28 days old with 2% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
The recent frequent rains have done a lot to recharge the water table after the moderate drought conditions we “enjoyed” this past summer. It’s nice to see (and hear!) the intermittent streams running again in the upcountry.
Panasonic GM5, Lumix 12-32mm lens @ 14mm, ISO 200, f/20, 1/8″ exposure.