Sunday, July 19, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 8:35AM it’s currently 70 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 70, barometric pressure 29.77”. We picked up 0.23” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 82, and the overnight low was 62.
More showers and thunderstorms are expected today out ahead of approaching cold front which will cross the region overnight. We’ll see occasional showers and thunderstorms. It’s looking like a round of storms this morning, and then another round in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall. It’ll be muggy with highs in the lower 80s and south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with occasional showers and thunderstorms until midnight, then becoming partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may still produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall until midnight. It’ll be humid overnight with lows in the lower 60s ands southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%.
Monday should be mostly sunny with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning before the cold front finally clears the region and weak high pressure builds in. Highs will be in the lower 80s with west winds around 10 mph and gusting up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Monday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers as another cold front approaches the region from the west. Lows will be in the upper 50s with southwest winds around 10 mph.
Tuesday showers are likely as the cold front moves through. Highs will be in the upper 70s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. Tuesday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the upper 50s. Chance of rain is 60%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 78 and a low of 51.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 98°F in 2013 (we had a high of 90).
The record low was 48°F in 1929.
Sunrise: 5:25 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:30 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 14m
Length of Day: 15h 05m
Tomorrow will be 1m49s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 3d 11h old with 11% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:04 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:15 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Bright astilbe blooming in waves in our back patio garden.
Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 640, f/2.5, 1/2000″ exposure.