This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 56 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are west at 0-3mph. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 55, barometric pressure 30.14” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 69, and the overnight low was 54.
Surface high pressure moving eastward across New York and New England will bring pleasant and dry weather to the region today and tonight. Warmer and more humid weather will return for the weekend as high pressure shifts east of the region and a south to southwest airflow develops. This morning’s fog should burn off to sunny skies today with highs in the lower 70s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be clear with lows in the mid 50s and light and variable winds.
Saturday should be partly sunny with highs in the upper 70s and south winds 10 to 15 mph. The next weather maker will begin to move in Saturday night bringing mostly cloudy skies with a 40% chance of showers late over northern New York and Vermont. Lows will be in the mid 60s with south winds around 10 mph.
A shortwave trough and associated cold front will move in Sunday providing sufficient energy to trigger showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon as diurnal heating goes to work on the warm and juicy airmass. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Highs will be in the upper 70s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Sunday night showers and thunderstorms are likely. Lows will be in the mid 60s. Chance of rain is 70%. At this point, Monday’s looking partly sunny with a 50% of afternoon showers. Temps should be in the upper 70s to low 80s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 79 and a low of 60. We picked up 0.19″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 77 and lows of 57.
The record high was 92°F in 1953.
The record low was 41°F in 1941.
Sunrise: 6:11 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:34 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 23m
Length of Day: 13h 22m
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 3d 20h old with 13% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:09 AM EDT
Moonset: 9:19 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
I was working in my “front office” when this little black-throated blue warbler appeared in the birch tree next to the porch. He was nice enough to give me time to grab my camera and telephoto lens.
Nikon D600, Sigma 120-40mm lens @ 400mm, ISO 1250, f/5.6, 1/400″ exposure.