Tuesday, June 9, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:05AM it’s currently 61 degrees and raining steadily under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 60, barometric pressure 29.61”. We’ve picked up 1.93” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 69, and the overnight low was 59.
An upper level trough of low pressure and associated cold front will move across the region today through early tonight. We’ll see showers this morning, then occasional showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon as the cold front moves through. Highs will be around 70 with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is near 100%. Tonight should be cloudy with showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight, then scattered showers after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 70%.
Wednesday should start out partly sunny with highs popping up into the upper 70s with light and variable winds, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Another level trough of low pressure will swing through late Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday night bringing more showers. Lows will be around 60 with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 60%.
High pressure will build in Thursday bringing partly sunny skies with highs in the mid 70s and west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 80 and a low of 57.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 75 and lows of 54.
The record high was 93°F in 1933.
The record low was 37°F in 1983.
Sunrise: 5:08 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:34 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 39m
Length of Day: 15h 26m
Tomorrow will be 0m49s longer.
The Moon is in its last quarter, 22d 7h old with 52% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:54 AM EDT
Moonset: 12:46 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
There are lots of pagoda dogwood trees growing in various spots along Taft Road. Their fizzy white flower heads add a splash of white in the dense green of early summer.
Sony RX100 III, ISO 160, f/2.8, 1/1000″ exposure.