Thursday, July 9, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:10AM it’s currently 54 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 54, barometric pressure 30.01”. We picked up 0.30” of rain yesterday morning for a total of 0.73” from the storm. Yesterday’s high was 73, and the overnight low was 50.
Weak high pressure is over our region this morning, however a stretched out low and stationary front are just to our south and will keep the skies mostly cloudy for today as well as bringing the threat of some showers to southern parts of the state. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be mostly cloudy until midnight, then become partly cloudy. Lows will be in the upper 50s with light and variable winds.
Friday should be sunny with highs in the upper 70s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be clear with lows in the upper 50s and northwest winds around 10 mph.
Saturday should be mostly sunny with a 30% chance of showers. Highs will be in the upper 70s with west winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be mostly clear with a 30% chance of showers. Lows will be in the lower 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 79 and a low of 61. We picked up 0.35″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 97°F in 1988.
The record low was 44°F in 1969.
Sunrise: 5:16 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:37 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 31m
Length of Day: 15h 20m
Tomorrow will be 1m16s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 22d 21h old with 43% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:38 AM EDT
Moonset: 2:08 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Elderberry is in full flower all over the place these days. The fragrant blooms are large and opulent tucked along roadsides and hiding at the fringes of woods.
Nikon D600, Sigma 120-400mm @ 120mm, ISO 400, f/4.5, 1/2000″ exposure.