Tuesday, June 17, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:45AM it’s currently 56 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 55, barometric pressure 30.01” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 77, and the overnight low was 54.
High pressure will deliver a partly sunny day today with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. A weak upper level disturbance and will move in this evening bringing a chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight mainly after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 60s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%.
Wednesday should be mostly cloudy in the morning, then become partly sunny. There will be a renewed chance of of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon as a weak cold front drops into the region from the northwest. Highs will be around 80 with west winds 10 to 15 mph becoming northwesterly in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 50%. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the upper 50s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%.
Cooler and drier Canadian air will move in Thursday bringing mostly sunny skies with highs in the lower 70s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Thursday night should be clear with lows in the upper 40s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 72 and a low of 50. We picked up 0.25″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 77 and lows of 56.
The record high was 96°F in 1994.
The record low was 42°F in 1925.
Sunrise: 5:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:38 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 44m
Length of Day: 15h 31m
Tomorrow will be 0m 15s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 19d 16h old with 76% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:54 PM EDT
Moonset: 10:28 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Canada mayflower is a prolific woodland flower blooming this time of year. While walking the woods at Allis State Park this weekend, we came across big swaths of it in shady areas under spruce and hardwoods.
Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 65mm, ISO 1250, f/6.3, 1/125″ exposure.