Monday, July 7, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:30AM it’s currently 63 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Wind are calm. Relative humidity is 83%, dewpoint 58, barometric pressure 29.75”. Yesterday’s high was 82, and the overnight low was 54.
We’ve got an active day on tap as a weak cold front approaches and moves from west to east late this morning through the evening hours. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Highs will be around 80 with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly until midnight. Lows will be in the lower 60s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Tuesday should start out partly sunny with a slight chance of showers in the morning, then an increasing chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon as a broad upper level trough slides to the north. Highs will be in the lower 80s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Tuesday night showers and thunderstorms are likely. Lows will be in the mid 60s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 70s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 84 and a low of 60. We picked up 0.06″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 96°F in 1908.
The record low was 43°F in 1965.
Sunrise: 5:15 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:37 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 34m
Length of Day: 15h 22m
Tomorrow will be 1m 10s shorter.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 10d 2h old with 70% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:32 PM EDT
Moonset: 1:14 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Fringed loosestrife is a fast-spreading native flower. I came across this one along the Lamoille River Trail in Jeffersonville.
Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 52mm, ISO 800, f/4, 1/3200″ exposure.