Wednesday, November 7, 2018
This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 49 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. A few random drops of rain are falling. Winds are out of the southwest at 4-6 mph. Relative humidity is 74%, dewpoint 41, barometric pressure 29.76” and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.46” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 54, and the overnight low was 49.
We’ve got another day of gusty winds and mild temperatures on tap across the region today. Winds will diminish heading into the evening with calmer weather expected on Thursday. A low pressure system will approach from the Ohio River valley on Friday bringing widespread rainfall in the valleys and a mix of rain, sleet, freezing rain, and snow to elevations above 2500 ‘. Precipitation will wind down heading into Saturday but continued showers are possible throughout the weekend along with gradually cooling temperatures.
Today will bring a 20% chance of showers. It’ll be partly sunny with a high near 52 and gusting southwest winds 14 to 20 mph. Tonight should bring a 20% chance of showers. It’ll be mostly cloudy with a low around 37 and southwest winds 10 to 13 mph.
Thursday should be partly sunny with a high near 44 and west winds 10 to 14 mph.
Thursday night should be mostly cloudy with a low around 32 and west winds 5 to 8 mph becoming northerly after midnight.
Friday rain is likely. Highs will be near 41 with light and variable winds becoming southeasterly 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100% with precipitation amounts between 1/10″ and 1/4″ possible. Friday night rain is likely. Lows will be around 36 with southeast winds 8 to 11 mph gusting to 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100% with precipitation amounts between 1/2″ and 3/4″ possible. Elevations over 2000′ should see accumulating snow along with some icing possible.
Last year on this date we had a high of 37 and a low of 23. We picked up 0.16″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are a low of 34 and a high of 49.
The record low was 14 in 1962.
The record high was 68 in 1975.
Length of day: 9:56:31
Today will be 2:34 shorter than yesterday.
The Moon is new, 29 days old with 0.2% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
The view west from Stagecoach Road off Bert White Road on Sunday was lovely. The tawny leaves of oaks can still be seen on the hillside above East Street, and peaks of the ‘Dacks are peeking above the horizon.
Panasonic GM5, Lumix 12-32mm lens @ 21mm, ISO 800, f/13, 1/640″ exposure.