Friday, July 17, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:45AM it’s currently 54 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 54, barometric pressure 30.10”. Yesterday’s high was 71, and the overnight low was 43.
The high pressure that gave us the past few days of nice weather will slide eastward today and
warm air advection will increase during the afternoon hours ahead of next approaching low pressure system and associated fronts. Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected between tonight and Monday. We’ll see partly sunny skies today with highs in the upper 70s and south winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with showers likely mainly after midnight. Lows will be around 60 with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Saturday should start out mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms developing. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds, small hail and heavy rainfall. It’ll be humid with highs in the upper 70s and south winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. It’ll remain humid overnight with lows in the mid 60s and light and variable winds.
Sunday’s looking mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. It’ll the muggiest day of the weekend with highs in the mid 80s and light and variable winds. Sunday night showers and thunderstorms are likely. Lows will be in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 70%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 73 and low of 49.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 97°F in 1999 (we had a high of 93).
The record low was 47°F in 1908.
Sunrise: 5:23 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:32 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 18m
Length of Day: 15h 08m
Tomorrow will be 1m44s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 1d 10h old with 2% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:06 AM EDT
Moonset: 9:14 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
I can’t help but be reminded of our trip to Provence France in the spring of 2014 when I smell the lavender now blooming in our patio garden…
Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 640, f/3.5, 1/1250″ exposure.