This morning in Huntington at 8:20AM it’s currently a damp 40 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 39, barometric pressure 29.78” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.09” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 58, and the overnight low was 39.
There is a Freeze Warning in effect for our region from midnight tonight until 8:00AM Sunday.
An upper level trough will dig through the region today delivering cool temperatures, cloudy skies, and light rain and mountain snow showers through the morning hours. Temperatures will struggle to make it into the mid 40s today. Tonight expect temperatures to fall to the upper 20s to low 30s as high pressure builds in and clouds begin to clear. A widespread frost/freeze is expected across the region except for areas immediately near Lake Champlain. Sunday should be a nice fall day with clearing skies and temperatures in the mid 50s.
We’ll see a 40% chance of showers today, mainly before noon. It’ll be mostly cloudy with a high near 45 and light southwest wind becoming westerly 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Tonight will bring widespread frost after midnight. It’ll be mostly clear with a low around 30 and northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Sunday should bring widespread frost in the morning. It’ll be sunny with a high near 51 and southwest winds 5 to 7 mph. Sunday night there’s a 30% chance of showers overnight. It’ll be partly cloudy with a low around 41 and south winds around 7 mph.
Monday showers are likely. It’ll be cloudy with a high near 50 and south winds 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60% with new precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Monday night should bring a 40% chance of rain and snow showers. It’ll be mostly cloudy with a low around 35 and west winds around 10 mph.
Last year on this date we had a high of 66 and a low of 33.
Burlington averages for this date are a low of 40 and a high of 58.
The record low was 26 ind 2012 (we had a low of 24).
The record high was 81 in 1995.
Average rainfall for this date is 0.12″
Length of day: 11:06:49
Today will be 2:58 shorter than yesterday.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 4.3 days old with 19% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
There’s a lot of activity in the magnolia tree in our back garden right now. The bright red berries are attracting a variety of birds including flickers, robins, cardinals, and this bluebird who was nice enough to pause briefly on our woodshed roof for a photo op.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 100-300mm lens @ 300mm, ISO 3200, f/5.6, 1/320″ exposure.