Thursday, August 14, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:45AM it’s currently 55 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 55, barometric pressure 29.71” and rising. We picked up 0.74” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 69, and the overnight low was 55.
We’ve got a generally quiet day on tap for today as we remain under the influence of an upper level low that’s more or less stuck over southern Ontario and Quebec. This trough will pinwheel unsettled and unseasonably cool weather through the region into Saturday. We’ll see partly sunny skies today with a 20% chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 60s with west winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with scattered showers. Lows will be in the lower 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 50%.
Friday should be cloudy with scattered showers. Highs will be in the mid 60s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Friday night should be cloudy with lows in the lower 50s and light and variable winds.
Saturday’s looking partly sunny with a 30% chance of showers. Highs will be in the lower 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Saturday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the mid 50s. Chance of rain is 60%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 63 and a low of 50. We picked up 0.25″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of
The record high was 96°F in 1944.
The record low was 47°F in 1923.
Sunrise: 5:54 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:59 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 08m
Length of Day: 14h 05m
The Moon is waning gibbous, 18d 12h old with 81% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:07 PM EDT
Moonset: 10:40 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Flowing water is a subject that never fails to draw me. Fargo Brook runs though our back yard, and I keep an eye on its moods daily. I like using slow shutter speeds to capture interesting patterns of water flow. The yellow elm leaf in today’s photo offered a colorful highlight and focus.
Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 105mm, circular polarizing filter, ISO 1000, f/13, 1/10″ exposure.