Wednesday, August 27, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently a balmy 65 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 64, barometric pressure 29.92”. Yesterday’s high was 82, and the overnight low was 60.
A weak cold front will move southeastward across the region today bringing a few scattered showers and thunderstorms. We’ll see partly sunny skies with a 20% chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming northwesterly this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
High pressure will build back in on Thursday bringing partly sunny skies and cooler temperatures with highs around 70 and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 40s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday’s looking sunny with highs in the lower 70s and light and variable winds. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s. More active (i.e. wet) weather is in the picture for the upcoming weekend…
Last year on this date we had a high of 80 and a low of 64. We picked up 0.42″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 77 and lows of 57.
The record high was 95°F in 1948.
The record low was 40°F in 1969.
Sunrise: 6:09 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:37 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 29m
Length of Day: 13h 28m
Moon is a waxing crescent, 1d 20h old with 3% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:09 AM EDT
Moonset: 8:21 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Common St. John’s-wort blooms bright in the mid-day sun along the railroad tracks in Jonesville.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 80, f/9, 1/400″ exposure.