Sunday, May 17, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:35AM it’s currently 60 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 60, barometric pressure 30.13” and rising slowly. We picked up just a 0.01” trace of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 74, and the overnight low was 58.
Morning clouds will give way to sunshine as high pressure builds into the region. We’ll see partly sunny skies with highs in the upper 70s and north winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be clear with lows in the lower 50s and northeast winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Monday should start out mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon as a surface low and attendant cold front approach from the Great Lakes. Highs will be in the mid 70s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 20%. Monday night showers are likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Lows will be in the upper 50s with south winds 10 to 15 mph and gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Tuesday showers and thunderstorms are likely. Highs in the mid 70s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the upper 40s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 68 and a low of 43. We picked up 0.80″ or rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 68 and lows of 46.
The record high was 90°F in 1977.
The record low was 29°F in 1957.
Sunrise: 5:23 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:14 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 58m
Length of Day: 14h 51m
Tomorrow will be 2m7s longer.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 28d 16h old with a wee 1% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:15 AM EDT
Moonset: 7:43 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
It’s a good year for apple blossoms as I’ve seen copious blooms on trees all around Huntington. A bumper crop of wild apples awaits this fall!
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 800, f/13, 1/250″ exposure.