Tuesday, July 8, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:40AM it’s currently 64 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 63, barometric pressure 29.67”. We picked up 0.04” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 75, and the overnight low was 63.
A southwesterly flow of warm and humid air will prevail today. High temperatures well into the 80s will fuel thunderstorm development ahead of a cold front which will pass through the area late tonight. We’ll see partly sunny skies with a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds small hail and heavy rainfall this afternoon. It’ll be warmer with highs in the mid 80s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Tonight should bring occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly until midnight. Lows will be in the mid 60s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 80%.
Wednesday should start out mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon as an upper level disturbance swings through. Highs will be in the upper 70s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s and west winds around 10 mph.
High pressure will build in Thursday bringing partly sunny skies with highs in the mid 70s and west winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be mostly clear with lows in the mid 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 79 and a low of 68. We picked up 0.08″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 98°F in 1921.
The record low was 40°F in 1969.
Sunrise: 5:16 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:37 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 33m
Length of Day: 15h 21m
Tomorrow will be 1m 13s shorter.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 11d 2h old with 79% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:37 PM EDT
Moonset: 1:52 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
The chicory is in bloom along roadsides and in fields. I love its particular shade of blue.
Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens. ISO 50, f/1.8, 1/1600″ exposure