Friday, May 15, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:10AM it’s currently 41 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 40, barometric pressure 30.31” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 64, and the overnight low was 34.
Surface high pressure will move off the East Coast later today, and a warm front approaching from the Ohio Valley and an associated upper level trough will bring increasing clouds today followed
by periods of rain showers tonight. We’ll see partly sunny skies today. It’ll be warmer with highs in the lower 70s and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be cloudy with occasional showers, mainly after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 40s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%.
Saturday should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 70s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 50s and west winds around 10 mph.
Sunday’s looking sunny with highs in the upper 70s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Sunday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 76 and a low of 54.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 67 and lows of 45.
The record high was 88°F in 1961.
The record low was 28°F in 1913.
Sunrise: 5:25 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:12 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 54m
Length of Day: 14h 46m
Tomorrow will be 2m 12s longer.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 26d 16h old with 10% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:59 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:21 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Marsh marigold is flowering now in wetlands and along meandering streams. It’s bright yellow flowers catch the eye as the woods begin to fill in.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1000, f/13, 1/400″ exposure.