Friday, July 3, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:45AM it’s currently 55 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 55, barometric pressure 29.97” and rising slowly. Yesterday’s high was 73, and the overnight low was 43.
High pressure and dry air aloft will deliver a sunny day today with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be clear with lows in the mid 50s and light and variable winds.
Saturday’s should be partly sunny with a slight chance of showers in the afternoon—but most likely south of us—as a low pressure system passes to our south. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 20%. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s and light and variable winds.
Sunday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the upper 70s and west winds around 10 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Sunday night should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 85 and a low of 62. We picked up 0.02″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 60.
The record high was 100°F in 1911.
The record low was 40°F in 1978.
Sunrise: 5:12 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:39 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 39m
Length of Day: 15h 26m
Tomorrow will be 0m53s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 16d 22h old with 97% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:39 PM EDT
Moonset: 7:03 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
I was driving out to Charlotte the other day and saw lots of this bright yellow flower blooming along Cobble Brook Road. I had to stop and take a shot. Birdsfoot trefoil is abundant, blooming in big clumps along roadsides and other disturbed areas.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/1000″ exposure.