Saturday, July 26, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 8:15AM it’s currently 62 degrees under hazy, partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 61, barometric pressure 29.90″. Yesterday’s high was 78, and the overnight low was 52.
You may have noted the hazy skies yesterday. Forest fires way out in Canada’s Northwest Territories were responsible—spreading smokey particulate across much up Canada and the norther tier of the US.
We’ll start the day out with partly sunny skies with highs reaching in the upper 70s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms until midnight, then cloudy with showers and a chance of thunderstorms likely after midnight as a warm front crosses the region. Lows will be in the lower 60s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Showers will continue into Sunday as a with highs in the mid 70s and south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 60s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%.
A more concentrated low pressure system and a pair of cold fronts will traverse the region Monday brining more steady rain. Highs will be in the lower 70s with north winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Monday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain. Lows will be in the mid 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 71 and a low of 49.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 94°F in 1939.
The record low was 45°F in 1976.
Sunrise: 5:32 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:24 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 59m
Length of Day: 14h 51m
The Moon is new, 29d 4h old with 0% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:25 AM EDT
Moonset: 7:54 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
It’s high summer and the chicory and Queen Anne’s lace are blooming. This shot was taken along the roadside on Bert White Road yesterday.
Sony RX100 III, ISO 125, f/2.8, 1/1600″ exposure.