Wednesday, May 7, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 7:05AM it’s currently a frosty 32 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 32, barometric pressure 30.20″ and rising. We picked up 0.01″ of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 56, and the overnight low was 29.
High pressure will build eastward across the region today and Thursday providing plenty of sunshine and moderating temperatures. We’ll see sunny skies with highs around 60 and northwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be clear with lows in the mid 30s and north winds around 10 mph until midnight becoming light and variable.
Thursday should be sunny with highs in the upper 60s and light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 40s and east winds around 10 mph.
A warm front will move in Friday bringing cloudy skies with a 30% chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 60s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Friday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the mid 50s. Chance of rain is 60%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 82 and a low of 44.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 64 and lows of 42.
The record high was 89°F in 2000 (we had a high of 85).
The record low was 25°F in 1968.
Sunrise: 5:34 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:03 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 33m
Length of Day: 14h 28m
Tomorrow will be 2m 28s longer.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 8d 5h old with 53% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:50 PM EDT
Moonset: 1:48 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Getting in close on these willow buds shows a complex and interesting structure!
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 640, f/11, 1/500″ exposure