Monday, June 23, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 47 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 47, barometric pressure 30.07” and rising. Yesterday’s high was a perfect 75, and the overnight low was 45.
Surface high pressure will remain in control today delivering another day of mostly sunny skies and dry weather. It’ll be a bit warmer and more humid as a southerly airflow sets up ahead of an approaching cold front. Highs will be around 80 and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 60s and south winds around 10 mph.
A cold front and associated low pressure will move into the region Tuesday bringing mostly cloudy skies and chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. Showers and thunderstorms will continue into Tuesday night. Lows will be in the mid 60s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Showers and thunderstorms will continue into Wednesday with some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Highs will be in the upper 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 50s. Drier weather should return for the remainder of the week.
Last year on this date we had a high of 83 and a low of 64. We picked up 0.34″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 79 and lows of 58.
The record high was 93°F in 1975.
The record low was 41°F in 1940.
Sunrise: 5:08 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:39 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 44m
Length of Day: 15h 31m
Tomorrow will be 0m 12s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 25d 16h old with 15% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:39 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:13 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
The poppies have popped and now dropped their petals.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 1250, f/11, 1/50″ exposure.