Tuesday, June 24, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 7:10AM it’s currently 67 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 81%, dewpoint 61, barometric pressure 30.02″. We’ve picked up just a trace of rain this morning. Yesterday’s high was 80, and the overnight low was 57.
A warm and humid airmass combined with a slow moving cold front will bring periods of showers and chances for thunderstorms today through Wednesday night, some of which could produce heavy rainfall. We’ll see cloudy skies with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms this morning. Highs will be in the mid 70s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Tonight will be cloudy with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight as the cold front finally arrives. We could see some locally heavy rainfall possible after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 60s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Wednesday showers are likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Locally heavy rainfall is again possible. Highs will be in the lower 70s with west winds around 10 mph in the morning, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 70%. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 50%.
The cold front should clear the area by Thursday brining partly sunny skies with a slight chance of lingering showers. Highs will be in the lower 70s with north winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 85 and a low of 63. We picked up 0.55″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 79 and lows of 58.
The record high was 96°F in 2003 (we had a high of 92).
The record low was 40°F in 1988.
Sunrise: 5:08 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:40 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 44m
Length of Day: 15h 31m
Tomorrow will be 0m 16s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 26d 16h old with 8% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:18 AM EDT
Moonset: 6:11 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
This crab spider was having itself a nice meal yesterday morning on a top of a flowing grass head in our front field. Nature in action!
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 400, f/10, 1/1000″ exposure