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Monday, June 8, 2015

Tall cumulus clouds build above Camel's Hump

Tall cumulus clouds build above Camel’s Hump

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:45AM it’s currently 60 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are light out of the south. Relative humidity is 89%, dewpoint 56, barometric pressure 29.80” and falling slowly. We’ve picked up 0.05” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 74, and the overnight low was 60.

Forecast:

We’ve got an active weather week ahead of us. A series of low pressure systems will bring widespread rain to the region today and lasting into Tuesday evening. We’ll see showers this morning, then showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon with some locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs will be around 70 with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 45 mph this morning. Chance of rain is 90%. Showers will continue into tonight with a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight, then showers after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 60s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 90%.

Showers will continue into Tuesday with a slight chance of thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs will be in the lower 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 80%. Tuesday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 70%.

We’ll have a brief break in the rains Wednesday with partly sunny skies during the day. Highs will be in the mid 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Another set of lows will approach Wednesday night bringing more showers. Lows will be around 60. Chance of rain is 60%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 82 and a low of 49.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 74 and lows of 53.
The record high was 91°F in 1984.
The record low was 36°F in 1960.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:08 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:34 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 38m
Length of Day: 15h 25m
Tomorrow will be 0m53s longer.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 21d 6h old with 61% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:19 AM EDT
Moonset: 11:36 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Summer clouds are upon us! Tall cumulus clouds build above Camel’s Hump on a warm afternoon. Rain on the way…

Sony RX100 III, ISO 125, f/5.6, 1/100″ exposure.

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3 responses

  1. Wow – what an amazing and dynamic sight! And right over the peak… it’s as if they were connected somehow. 🙂

    June 8, 2015 at 7:30 am

    • Well, they really are connected as it’s the orographic lifting of warm air off the mountains that cause the clouds to form in the first place!

      June 8, 2015 at 9:54 am

      • Exactly! a great demonstration of the principle. Nice capture!

        June 8, 2015 at 10:19 am

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