Tuesday, July 29, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:20AM it’s currently 54 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 53, barometric pressure 29.72” and rising. We picked up a good soaking 1.36” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 68, and the overnight low was 53.
With the low that brought us yesterday’s soaking rains departing to our east this morning, we’ll see partly sunny skies today with highs in the lower 70s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be mostly clear with patchy dense fog after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 50s with light and variable winds.
Wednesday should be partly sunny with patchy dense fog in the morning. Diurnal heating may bring the slight chance of a shower thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 30%. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 40%.
A cold front will swing through on Thursday bringing the likelihood of showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Highs will be in the lower 70s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the mid 50s. Chance of rain is 50%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 78 and a low of 60. We picked up 1.77″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was was 98°F in 1949.
The record low was 45°F in 1987.
Sunrise: 5:36 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:21 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 52m
Length of Day: 14h 45m
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 2d 12h old with 6% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:18 AM EDT
Moonset: 9:23 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
This cagey little jumping spider was playing hide-and-seek with me in the front field.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 1250, f/16, 1/500″ exposure.