Friday, July 24, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:50AM it’s currently 57 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 57, barometric pressure 29.93” and rising. We picked up 0.04” of rain in the past 24hrs (earlier this morning mostly). Yesterday’s high was 75, and the overnight low was 51.
An upper level low over southern Quebec will shift southward across the region today bringing scattered showers and thunderstorms, most widespread this afternoon. We’ll see showers this morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 70s with light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 60%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms until midnight, then mostly clear after midnight as a ridge of high pressure builds in. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds.
With high pressure briefly over the region on Saturday, we’ll see partly sunny skies with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. Another trough will approach the region from the Great Lakes on Saturday night bringing more showers overnight. Lows will be around 60 with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%.
Sunday showers and thunderstorms are likely. Highs will be in the mid 70s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 71 and a low of 50. We picked up 1.09″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 95°F in 1987.
The record low was 45°F in 1912.
Sunrise: 5:30 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:25 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 03m
Length of Day: 14h 55m
Tomorrow will be 2m3s shorter.
The Moon is in its first quarter, 8d 10h old with 53% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:55 PM EDT
Moonset: 12:06 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
It’s a busy time of year out there for pollinators. This bumble bee was busy working the comfrey that’s growing wild near our woodshed.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro, ISO 800, f/3.3, 1/2000″ exposure.