Tuesday, May 19, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 61 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 95%, dewpoint 60, barometric pressure 29.84”. We picked up 0.04” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 82, and the overnight low was 61.
Showers will slowly exit the region to the east this morning followed by a brief break in the precipitation. A sharp cold front will move into the region from the St. Lawrence valley later this afternoon bringing thunderstorms, gusty winds, and small hail. We’ll see occasional showers this morning, then numerous thunderstorms and scattered showers this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and small hail this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. Tonight should be mostly clear until midnight, then become partly cloudy. It’ll be less humid with lows in the mid 40s and west winds 10 to 15 mph.
Cool high pressure will build in Wednesday bringing partly sunny skies and seasonably cool temperatures with highs only in the upper 50s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Wednesday night should be clear with lows around 40 and west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph.
Thursday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the mid 60s and west winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 40s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 64 and a low of 35.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 68 and lows of 46.
The record high was 91°F in 1989.
The record low was 31°F in 1987.
Sunrise: 5:21 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:16 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 03m
Length of Day: 14h 55m
Tomorrow will be 2m2s longer.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 1d 6h old with 1% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:47 AM EDT
Moonset: 9:49 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
This redwing blackbird was enjoying yesterday’s sunshine along Camel’s Hump Road. The dandelions are in full bloom in the field beyond.
Nikon D600, Sigma 120-400mm lens @ 400mm, ISO 320, f/8, 1/640″ exposure.