Tuesday, July 22, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 61 degrees under a hazy clear sky. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 60, barometric pressure 30.08”. Yesterday’s high was 84, and the overnight low was 60.
With high pressure sliding to our east and a cold front approaching from the west, we’ll be squarely in the path of a warm and humid southerly airflow today. We’ll see mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid 80s to 90 in broader valleys. Winds will be light and variable, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be clear and muggy with lows in the upper 60s and dewpoints not much lower. Winds will be light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph after midnight.
Wednesday should start off mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then become mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon as the cold front moves into the region. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall in the afternoon. It’ll be humid with highs in the lower 80s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the mid 50s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%.
Cooler and drier air will move in behind the departing cold front on Thursday brining mostly sunny skies with highs in the lower 70s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 82 and a low of 51.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 97°F in 1955.
The record low was 44°F in 1914.
Sunrise: 5:28 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:27 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 07m
Length of Day: 14h 58m
Tomorrow will be 1m 58s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 25d 2h old with 18% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:01 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:01 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Roses love the warm weather and the bush by the studio stairs is certainly showing it. It’s blooming prolifically this year.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 800, f/11, 1/250″ exposure.