Saturday, May 30, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:20AM it’s currently a balmy 68 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the southwest at 2-5 mph. Relative humidity is 76%, dewpoint 61, barometric pressure 30.06”. Yesterday’s high was 79, and the overnight low was 56.
A slow moving cold front will produce occasional showers and thunderstorms this afternoon across the region. Some thunderstorms may produce localized heavy downpours, frequent lightning, and gusty winds. A widespread rainfall is expected tonight into Sunday, with additional showers on Monday along with cooler temperatures.
We’ll see partly sunny skies with a chance of showers this morning, then mostly cloudy skies with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 80s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 35 mph. Tonight should bring occasional showers and thunderstorms until midnight, then showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 50s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph, then becoming westerly after midnight. Chance of rain is 90%.
Sunday should be cloudy with occasional showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. It’ll be less humid and cool with highs in the upper 50s and north winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Sunday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the upper 40s with east winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Monday showers are likely. Highs will be in the upper 50s with east winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Showers will persist into Monday night. Lows will be in the upper 40s. Chance of rain is 60%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 67 and a low of 47. We picked up 0.15″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 72 and lows of 50.
The record high was 92°F in 1929.
The record low was 28°F in 1961.
Sunrise: 5:12 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:27 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 25m
Length of Day: 15h 14m
Tomorrow will be 1m27s longer.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 12d 7h old with 90% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:23 PM EDT
Moonset: 3:34 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
I’m always captivated by the way conifers grow. From tight little buds, the bristles of new growth emerge and stretch while the dried husks drop to the ground.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro, ISO 1250, f/6.3, 1/500″ exposure.