Monday, August 4, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:45AM it’s currently 63 degrees and raining lightly under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 63, barometric pressure 30.03” and rising. We picked up 0.19” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 82, and the overnight low was 62.
The shortwave trough that brought us overnight showers is moving to our east this morning. Any showers or isolated thunderstorms this morning should give way to partly sunny skies followed by a slight chance of convection based showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 90%. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then clearing. Lows will be in the upper 50s with light and variable winds.
Tuesday should start out partly sunny with an increasing chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon as a cold front and associated trough drop down from Canada. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 50%. Tuesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the upper 50s with light and variable winds.
Wednesday’s looking partly sunny and a bit cooler with highs in the lower 70s and northwest 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 70 and a low of 53.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 60.
The record high was 95°F in 1944.
The record low was 44°F in 1914.
Sunrise: 5:42 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:13 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 36m
Length of Day: 14h 31m
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 8d 12h old with 55% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:22 PM EDT
No Moon Set
About Today’s Photo:
The thistles in our ornamental garden are very popular with the local pollinators…
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 1250, f/9, 1/640″ exposure.