Wednesday, July 22, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:20AM it’s currently 57 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 57, barometric pressure 29.69” and rising. We picked up 0.53” of rain yesterday afternoon. Yesterday’s high was 80, and the overnight low was 52.
An upper level low pressure system centered across Quebec will result in somewhat cooler temperatures through the end of the work week. We’ll see partly sunny skies with patchy fog this morning and a chance of showers mainly this afternoon courtesy of diurnal heating. Highs will be in the mid 70s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers until midnight, then become mostly cloudy after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Thursday should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers mainly in the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 70s with west winds around 10 mph, gusting up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Thursday night should be mostly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s and west winds around 10 mph.
Friday’s looking mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Highs will be in the lower 70s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers and lows in the mid 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 85 and a low of 60.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 97°F in 1955.
The record low was 44°F in 1914.
Sunrise: 5:28 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:27 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 08m
Length of Day: 14h 59m
Tomorrow will be 1m57s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 6d 10h old with 34% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:58 AM EDT
Moonset: 11:37 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
These ornamental thistles in our ornamental garden are getting ready to bloom. Once in flower, they are extremely fragrant and attract all sorts of pollinators. No doubt I’ll have another shot of them in bloom sometime soon!
Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 640, f/2.5, 1/2000″ exposure.