Thursday, June 12, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently 56 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 55, barometric pressure 30.04”. We picked up 0.50” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 70, and the overnight low was 53.
A southerly flow in advance of an upper level trough extending from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico will allow for increasing moisture to move northeast into the region from the southeastern U.S. The result will be unsettled showery weather through Friday. Today we’ll see occasional showers with highs in the mid 60s and south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. Tonight will bring occasional showers with lows around 60 and south winds around 10 mph gusting up to 25 mph until midnight. Chance of rain is 80%.
Friday will bring more showers with isolated thunderstorms especially in the afternoon as a cold front moves through from the west. Highs will be in the upper 60s with south winds around 10 mph gusting up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 90%. Showers will continue into Friday night. Lows will be in the mid 50s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 90%.
A ridge of high pressure will build in for Saturday bringing mostly sunny skies and dry conditions. Highs will be in the upper 60s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Saturday night should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 40s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 67 and a low of 50. We picked up 1.14″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 75 and low of 54.
The record high was 92°F in1949.
The record low was 36°F in 1906.
Sunrise: 5:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:36 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 41m
Length of Day: 15h 28m
Tomorrow will be 0m 35s longer.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 14d 16h old with 99% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:02 PM EDT
Moonset: 4:49 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Wild strawberry is blooming here and there. We have quite a bunch of it along Fargo Brook.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/200″ exposure