Friday, June 26, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently 55 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 54, barometric pressure 30.02” and rising slowly. We picked up just a trace of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 73, and the overnight low was 50.
High pressure will deliver another pleasant day today. We’ll see partly sunny skies with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 50s and northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Saturday should start out mostly sunny in the morning, then become mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon as a trough of low pressure heads our way from the Ohio River valley. Highs will be in the lower 70s with light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 30%. Saturday night will bring rain. Lows will be in the mid 50s with southeast winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%.
Rain will continue into Sunday with highs only in the lower 60s and southeast winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 35 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%. Sunday night rain is likely. Lows will be in the mid 50s. Chance of rain is 70%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 75 and a low of 54. We picked up 1.04″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 79 and lows of 58.
The record high was 96°F in 2007 (we had a high of 92).
The record low was 41°F in 1979.
Sunrise: 5:09 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:40 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 44m
Length of Day: 15h 30m
Tomorrow will be 0m25s shorter.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 9d 21h old with 69% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:09 PM EDT
Moonset: 1:34 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Daisy fleabane is a common resident of open fields and along wood fringes. This open bloom had a big raindrop right in the middle of it.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/1000″ exposure.