Tuesday, July 15, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 7:00AM it’s currently 69 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 68, barometric pressure 29.75”. We picked up 0.08” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 81, and the overnight low was 61.
A humid air mass will remain in place across the region today and tonight. A strong upper level low and attendant cold front will shift eastward across the Great Lakes during the day today. As the low approaches, showers and thunderstorms will become increasingly widespread. We’ll see partly sunny skies with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms this morning, then mostly cloudy skies with showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 90%. Showers and thunderstorms will continue this evening until midnight, then showers are likely after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 60s with south winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 90%.
Wednesday should be cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning, then become partly sunny with a slight chance of showers in the afternoon cooler, drier air moves in behind the departing low. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 40%. Wednesday night should be mostly clear. Lows will be in the mid 50s with west winds around 10 mph.
Thursday’s looking partly sunny 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 90 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 1995.
The record low was 45°F in 1940.
Sunrise: 5:22 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:33 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 21m
Length of Day: 15h 11m
Tomorrow will be 1m 37s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 18d 3h old with 87% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:27 PM EDT
Moonset: 9:23 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
This lovely pair of black-eyed Susans were posing nicely for me in the front field.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, circular polarizer, ISO 1250, f/7.1, 1/125″ exposure.