Thursday, July 2, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 55 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 55, barometric pressure 29.84” and rising. We picked up 0.48” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 74, and the overnight low was 51.
Looks like we’ve finally got a string of nice weather ahead of us right in time for Independence Day weekend! A weak ridge of high pressure is currently building into the region and will deliver partly sunny skies with highs in the lower 70s and west winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be clear with patchy fog after midnight. Lows will be around 50 with northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Friday should be sunny with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Friday night should be clear with lows in the lower 50s and light and variable winds.
Saturday’s looking sunny with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. Saturday night should be mostly clear wit lows in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 88 and low of 68. We picked up 0.12″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 59.
The record high was 96°F in 1963.
The record low was 40°F in 1978.
Sunrise: 5:12 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:39 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 40m
Length of Day: 15h 27m
Tomorrow will be 0m49s shorter.
The Moon is just past full, 15d 20h old with 100% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:54 PM EDT
Moonset: 5:57 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
There are a lot of black-eyed Susans blooming now—splashes of vibrant yellow against the green of open fields.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/1600″ exposure.