Wednesday, September 11, 2013
This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently a muggy 66 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 65, barometric pressure 29.98″ and rising. We picked up 0.84″ of rain yesterday, mostly in one 45 minute long downpour at around 10:00AM. Yesterday’s high was 76, and the overnight low was 65.
We have a warm and muggy day on tap today courtesy of the warm front that moved through the region yesterday bringing showers. We’ll see partly sunny skies with a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon due to diurnal heating. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and small hail. It’ll be much warmer with highs in the upper 80s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight as a cold front approaches the region. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and small hail until midnight. Lows will be in the upper 60s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 60%.
The cold front will move through the region Thursday bringing occasional showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall with rainfall totals to 2″ with local higher amounts. Temperatures will moderate with highs in the upper 70s and south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Thursday night should bring ccasional showers and thunderstorms with some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Lows will be in the mid 50s with west winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%.
Much cooler air will move in for Friday. We’ll see cloudy skies with a 50% chance of lingering showers. It’ll be less humid with highs in the upper 50s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Friday night should be mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. Lows will be in the lower 40s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 69 and a low of 38.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F.
Record high was 95°F in 1931.
Record low was 33°F in 1918.
Sunrise: 6:26 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:09 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 13h 41m
Length of Day: 12h 42m
Tomorrow will be 3m 1s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 5d 23h old with 36% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:06 PM EDT
Moonset: 10:48 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Aptly named White Coral fungi (Ramariopsis kunzei) pops up bright and white against the dun colored leaf litter in the woods behind our house.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/20″ exposure.