Saturday, August 9, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:45AM it’s currently 52 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 51, barometric pressure 30.10″ and rising. Yesterday’s high was 76, and the overnight low was 51.
We’ve got a pretty simple forecasts for the next three days courtesy of high pressure continuing to build over the region. We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be clear with lows in the mid 50s and light and variable winds.
Sunday should be sunny and warmer with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. Sunday night should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 50s and light and variable winds.
Monday’s looking mostly sunny with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 60s. The next chance for rain arrives on Tuesday.
Last year on this date we had a high of 77 and low of 64. We picked up 0.68″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 60.
The record high was 99°F in 2001 (we had a high of 91).
The record low was 44°F in 1922.
Sunrise: 5:48 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:06 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 22m
Length of Day: 14h 18m
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 13d 12h old with 97% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:05 PM EDT
Moonset: 4:25 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Joe Pye weed is a prolific bloomer this time of year, and you’ll often see large patches of it in fields along with goldenrod and asters. This bunch was blooming along Shaker Mountain Road. I like the view south up the Huntington River valley.
Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 24mm, ISO 1250, f/22, 1/640″ exposure.