Friday, May 29, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 55 degrees and foggy under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 54, barometric pressure 30.32” and rising. We picked up 0.41” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 75, and the overnight low was 53.
A ridge of high pressure will be over the region today and tonight. Then a strong cold front will move slowly southeast from Canada on Saturday and move through the region Saturday night brining more showers and thunderstorms. This morning’s fog should burn off soon revealing sunny skies. It’ll be warmer with highs in the mid 80s and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be mostly clear until midnight, then become partly cloudy. Lows will be in the mid 60s with south winds 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday should start out mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the morning, then become cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon as the cold front moves in. Highs will be in the lower 80s with south winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. Saturday night should bring occasional showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 50s with west winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 80%.
Sunday’s looking partly sunny with a 50% chance of showers as high pressure being stop build back in. It’ll be noticeably cooler with highs in the lower 60s and north winds 15 to 20 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 40s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 70 and a low of 37. We picked up 0.01″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 71 and lows of 50.
The record high was 89°F in 1978.
The record low was 34°F in 1970.
Sunrise: 5:13 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:26 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 23m
Length of Day: 15h 13m
Tomorrow will be 1m31s longer.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 11d 6h old with 83% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:23 PM EDT
Moonset: 3:04 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
The Siberian iris in our ornamental garden are about to burst!
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/320″ exposure.