Monday, July 20, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:20AM it’s currently 65 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 64, barometric pressure 29.65”. We picked up 0.45” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 87, and the overnight low was 61.
Upper level high pressure ridging over the region today will deliver quieter weather with a noticeable decrease in humidity levels. We’ll see sunny skies with highs in the lower 80s and west winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s and southwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
An upper level trough and associated cold front will move into the region from the west on Tuesday bringing partly sunny skies with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly cloudy skies with showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs will be around 80 with south winds around 10 mph, becoming southwesterly in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 80%. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 50s with west winds 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with a 30% chance of showers. Highs will be in the lower 70s with west winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 79 and a low of 54.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 99°F in 1977.
The record low was 43°F in 1929.
Sunrise: 5:26 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:29 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 12m
Length of Day: 15h 03m
Tomorrow will be 1m51s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 4d 10h old with 18% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:02 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:42 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Bee balm always reminds me of a group of court jesters with their silly hats…
Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 640, f/1.8, 1/2500″ exposure.