Monday, August 18, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 55 degrees and drizzling under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 54, barometric pressure 29.87” and rising. We’ve picked up 0.07” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 69, and the overnight low was 55.
High pressure over the Great Lakes this morning will build across the region today and dominate weather
through Tuesday. This morning’s cloudy skies and drizzle should give way to partly sunny skies. Highs will be in the upper 60s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be clear with lows in the mid 40s and north winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Tuesday should be sunny and warmer with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds. Tuesday night should be clear with lows in the lower 50s and light and variable winds.
Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. A weak low pressure system should move through the region Wednesday night bringing mostly cloudy skies and a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be around 60.
Last year on this date we had a high of 76 and a low of 51.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 79 and lows of 59.
The record high was 93°F in 2002 (we had a high of 89).
The record low was 40°F in 1918.
Sunrise: 5:58 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:53 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 56m
Length of Day: 13h 54m
The Moon is a waning crescent, 22d 12h old with 40% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:01 AM EDT
Moonset: 2:57 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Daisy fleabane is prolific this time of year and adds and nice white compliment to the ubiquitous goldenrod in our front field.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/800″ exposure.