Thursday, September 4, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:40AM it’s currently 51 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Wind are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 51, barometric pressure 30.12”. Yesterday’s high was 76, and the overnight low was 51.
High pressure will continue to bring plenty of sunshine and above normal temperatures today and Friday. We’ll see sunny skies with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be mostly clear until midnight, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds.
Friday’s looking partly sunny, warmer and more humid with highs in the mid 80s. Winds will be out of the south at around 10 mph and gusting up to 25 mph in the afternoon. A slow moving cold front will approach the region Friday night bringing partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 60s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%.
Saturday should bring occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms as the cold and associated low pressure front moves through. It will be seasonably cooler with highs in the lower 70s and west winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 40s. High pressure is on track to build in for Sunday so we should see a nice, seasonably cool day.
Last year on this date we had a high of 73 and a low of 52. We picked up 0.23″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 75 and lows of 55.
The record high was 93°F in 1999 (we had a high of 91).
The record low was 40°F in 1924.
Sunrise: 6:18 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:23 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 04m
Length of Day: 13h 04m
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 9d 20h old with 72% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:05 PM EDT
Moonset: 12:59 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
I almost walked right through this yellow garden spider’s web yesterday morning as I was out in the front field. She was enjoying a meal of a small fly. I particularly like the detail view of her spinnerets low on her abdomen.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/125″ exposure.