Monday, July 14, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:20AM it’s currently 59 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 59, barometric pressure 29.84” and rising. We picked up 0.15” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 77, and the overnight low was 59.
The frontal boundary which brought showers to the region yesterday will continue to slowly move eastward across the region today. Drier air behind the front will make for a generally rain-free day, with just a slight chance for a few showers or isolated thunderstorm across central to southeast Vermont. We’ll see sunny skies this morning, then partly sunny skies with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 205. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then becoming cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms and showers until midnight. Lows in the lower 60s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 40%.
An upper level low pressure system currently out over the western Great Lakes will move in on Tuesday brining showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 70%. Tuesday night showers are likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 70%.
Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the mid 70s and west winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 89 and a low of 65.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 96°F in 1948.
The record low was 46°F in 1971.
Sunrise: 5:21 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:34 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 23m
Length of Day: 15h 12m
Tomorrow will be 1m 35s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 17d 2h old with 94% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:52 PM EDT
Moonset: 8:08 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Spider mites abound out in the front field if only you get down close enough to find them. They are quite small! This one was buys prowling the interior of a morning glory blossom.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, circular polarizing filter, ISO 650, f/13, 1/250″ exposure.