Thursday, July 30, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 64 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 64, barometric pressure 29.79” and falling. We picked up 0.07” of rain yesterday afternoon. Yesterday’s high was 90, and the overnight low was 61.
A cold front, its leading edge currently along the western edge of Lake Erie, will move eastward today bringing widespread showers and thunderstorms to our region later today. We’ll see mostly sunny skies this morning, then showers and thunderstorms this afternoon as the front moves through sometime between 5:00 & 7:00PM. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 80s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%. Tonight should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 60s and southwest winds around 10 mph.
Friday should be mostly sunny with a 20% slight chance of showers in the afternoon. It will be noticeably cooler with highs in the upper 70s and west winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 50s with southwest winds around 10 mph.
Saturday’s looking partly sunny with a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be around 80 with southwest winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 75 and a low of 46.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 96°F in 1959.
The record low was 45°F in 1968.
Sunrise: 5:36 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:19 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 49m
Length of Day: 14h 42m
Tomorrow will be 2m18s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 14d 9h old with 99% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:32 PM EDT
Moonset: 4:43 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
This tiny wasp was only a few millimeters long. It was busy working a small patch of a larger Queen Anne’s lace bloom in our front field.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro, ISO 800, f/13, 1/500″ exposure.