Monday, June 2, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently a mild 60 degrees under clear skies. Winds are out of the northeast at 0-4 mph. Relative humidity is 76%, dewpoint 53, barometric pressure 30.11″. Yesterday’s high was 77, and the overnight low was 49.
Surface high pressure will slide southward today allowing for a southwesterly airflow to increase temperatures and humidity over the region. The potential for rain showers and thunderstorms will increase tonight through middle week as a slow moving upper level low affects the region. But for today we’ll see mostly sunny skies with highs in the lower 80s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s and south winds around 10 mph.
Tuesday should be mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely mainly in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Showers and thunderstorms will continue into Tuesday night. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Lows will be in the lower 60s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Wednesday showers are likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Highs will be in the lower 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 84 and a low of 59. We picked up 0.45″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 72 and a low of 51.
The record high was 89°F in 1970.
The record low was 36°F in 1966.
Sunrise: 5:10 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:29 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 30m
Length of Day: 15h 19m
Tomorrow will be 1m 16s longer.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 4d 16h old with 20% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:41 AM EDT
Moonset: 11:49 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
We have lots of wild apple trees in the area. This tree was in bloom yesterday along Taft Road.
Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 120mm, ISO 160, f/5, 1/100″ exposure.