Thursday, June 5, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 7:00AM it’s currently 49 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 48, barometric pressure 29.71”. We picked up 0.04” of rain yesterday morning. Yesterday’s high was 75, and the overnight low was 45.
An upper level low pressure system dropping southward out of Canada today will be the dominant weather feature across the region through Friday. We’ll see partly sunny skies with a slight chance of showers this morning, then mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 70s with light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 40%. Tonight should be cloudy with scattered showers. Lows will be around 50 with northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 40%.
Friday should start out cloudy with isolated showers in the morning, then become partly sunny with scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs will be around 70 with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 30% Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 50s with west winds around 10 mph.
High pressure will build in Saturday bringing mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 70s and west winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be clear with lows in the mid 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 68 and a low of 40.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 73 and a low of 52.
The record high was 92°F in 1919.
The record low was 34°F in 1910.
Sunrise: 5:09 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:32 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 34m
Length of Day: 15h 22m
Tomorrow will be 1m 4s longer.
The Moon is in its first quarter, 7d 16h old with 46% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:35 PM EDT
Moonset: 12:47 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
One of our native pollinators, the bumble bee, feeds at the prodigious buckeye blossoms near our back deck. The tree is a popular place!
Nikon D600, Sigma 120-400mm lens @ 360mm, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/640″ exposure