Thursday, July 16, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently 47 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 47, barometric pressure 30.10” and rising. We picked up 0.01” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 68, and the overnight low got down to a chilly 42.
High pressure currently over the region will deliver a lovely summer day today. We’ll see sunny skies with highs around 70 and light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be clear with lows around 50 and light and variable winds.
A warm front out ahead of developing low pressure over the Great Lakes will move into the region on Friday bringing partly sunny skies with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. The low will move our way Friday night bringing showers overnight. Lows will be in the lower 60s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Saturday showers are likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 70s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Saturday night showers are likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 60s. Chance of rain is 60%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 78 and a low of 56. We picked up 0.20″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 94°F in 1969.
The record low was 44°F in 1946.
Sunrise: 5:22 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:32 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 20m
Length of Day: 15h 10m
Tomorrow will be 1m39s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent (just barely…) 10 hours old with 0% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:07 AM EDT
Moonset: 8:40 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
We have a clump of lemon-yellow day lilies by the pond that are just beginning to bloom. Their striking color made for a bright note on an overcast morning yesterday.
Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 200, f/1.8, 1/4000″ exposure.