Saturday, August 23, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 7:55AM it’s currently 59 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 59, barometric pressure 30.14” and rising. We picked up 0.03” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 64, and the overnight low was 58.
A developing area of high pressure across eastern Canada will slowly move toward northern Vermont today. This will result in increasing amounts of sunshine and temperatures warming well into the 70s. We’ll see partly sunny skies. today with a slight 20% chance of showers this afternoon east of the Green Mountains. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds, becoming northerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers until midnight east of the Greens, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain east is 20%.
Sunday should be mostly sunny with highs around 80 and light and variable winds, becoming northerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Sunday night should be mostly clear with lows around 60 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 mostly clear with lows in the lower 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 70 and a low of 48.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 78 and lows of 58.
The record high was 93°F in 1947.
The record low was 43°F in 1988.
Sunrise: 6:04 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:44 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 41m
Length of Day: 13h 40m
The Moon is a waning crescent, 27d 14h old with 4% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:16 AM EDT
Moonset: 6:28 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
I was over at Indian Lake in the Adirondacks the other day performing. This female mallard was catching a nap at the edge of the lake right outside my little cabin. Notice that she was keeping an eye on me…
Nikon D600, Sigma 120-400mm lens @ 400mm, ISO 800, f/8, 1/800″ exposure.