Tuesday, August 19, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently a cool 46 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 46, barometric pressure 29.93″ and rising. We picked up a 0.01″ trace of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 68, and the overnight low was 43.
An area of high pressure over the region this morning will deliver sunny skies today and highs in the lower 70s with light and variable winds. Tonight should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 40s and light and variable winds.
Wednesday should be partly sunny and warmer with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 60 and light and variable winds.
Low pressure will approach the region on Thursday bringing mostly cloudy skies and a 20% chance of rain. Highs will be in the mid 70s with south winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 81 and a low of 52.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 79 and lows of 58.
The record high was 93°F in 1899.
The record low was 40°F in 1963.
Sunrise: 6:00 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:51 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 53m
Length of Day: 13h 51m
The Moon is a waning crescent, 23d 12 old with 31% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:46 AM EDT
Moonset: 3:49 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Good ‘ole Joe Pye weed blooming amongst the goldenrod in our front field.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/8, 1/1250″ exposure.