Saturday, September 6, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently a balmy 68 degrees under overcast skies. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 68, barometric pressure 29.80”. We’ve had a couple of brief sprinkles this morning but nothing accumulating yet. Yesterday’s high was 84 and the overnight low was 66.
A slow moving cold front will drop through the region today bringing occasional showers and thunderstorms mainly this afternoon. It will be cooler today with highs in the lower 70s and southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming westerly this afternoon. Chance of rain is 80%. Tonight should be cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms until midnight, then partly cloudy after midnight. It’ll be less humid with lows in the lower 50s and northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 205.
Cool Canadian high pressure will build in Sunday and dominate the weather through the middle of next week. We’ll see mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 60s and light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Sunday night should be clear and cool with lows in the lower 40s. North winds around 10 mph.
Monday’s looking sunny with highs in the upper 60s and light and variable winds. Monday night should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 40s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 66 and a low of 37 (that’s pretty chilly!)
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 75 and lows of 54.
The record high was 90°F in 1945.
The record low was 37°F in 1938.
Sunrise: 6:21 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:19 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 58m
Length of Day: 12h 58m
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 11d 21h old with 90% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:37 PM EDT
Moonset: 3:14 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Queen Anne’s lace has started to go to seed in the front field. I love the way the formerly flat flower heads curl and cup into themselves as the seed head ripens.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/320″ exposure.