Monday, July 6, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:40AM it’s currently 55 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 55, barometric pressure 30.13”. Yesterday’s high was 79, and the overnight low was 53. We were in the ‘Dacks over the Fourth and picked up 0.50” of rain here that day/evening.
A ridge of high pressure will be over the region today bringing dry conditions and warm, humid temperatures. Clouds will thicken tonight with chances for showers and thunderstorms arriving by Tuesday. We’ll see patchy dense fog this morning then sunny skies with highs in the mid 80s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be clear with lows in the mid 60s and south winds around 10 mph.
Tuesday should be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon as a cold front approaches from the west. Highs will be in the lower 80s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Tuesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. It’ll be humid with lows in the mid 60s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday should be cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the mid 70s with west winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 82 and a low of 52.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 95°F in 2010 (we had a high of 91).
The record low was 39°F in 1962.
Sunrise: 5:14 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:38 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 35m
Length of Day: 15h 23m
Tomorrow will be 1m4s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 19d 20h old with 77% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:31 PM EDT
Moonset: 10:36 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
We were in the High Peaks of the Adirondacks over the weekend with family. Some of us summited Algonquin Peak (at 5,115″, it’s the second highest peak in New York after Mt. Marcy.) Bunchberry was blooming prolifically all along the trail.
Sony HX90V, ISO 80, f/3.5, 1/60″ exposure.