Tuesday, August 5, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 61 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 61, barometric pressure 30.00”. We picked up a 0.01” trace of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 81, and the overnight low was 59.
A cold front shifting southeastward from Ontario and Quebec will bring widely scattered showers and thunderstorms to the region this afternoon. We’ll see partly sunny skies this morning followed by showers and thunderstorms this afternoon as the front moves in. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 60%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms until midnight, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 50%.
Cool high pressure is on tap for Wednesday with mostly sunny skies and highs in the mid 70s with light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Wednesday night should be mostly clear with lows in the mid 50s and northwest winds around 10 mph.
Thursday’s looking partly sunny with a chance of 50% showers and thunderstorms as an upper level disturbance moves through. Highs will be in the lower 70s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the mid 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 70 and low of 46. We picked up 0.21″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 60.
The record high was 95°F in 1955.
The record low was 43°F in 1972.
Sunrise: 5:43 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:12 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 34m
Length of Day: 14h 28m
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 9d 12h old with 65% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:25 PM EDT
Moonset: 12:29 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Bee balm abounds in our gardens this time of year.
Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 400, f/1.8, 1/4000″ exposure.