Saturday, August 1, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:45AM it’s currently 61 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 61, barometric pressure 29.71”. We picked up 0.02” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 80, and the overnight low was 58.
Deep low pressure centered over Hudson’s Bay will continue to rotate a series of disturbances across the region bringing scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms today with the greatest chances for precipitation across our northernmost zones. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies this morning, then partly sunny skies later in the day with scattered showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs will be in the mid 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms until midnight, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s with west winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 40%.
High pressure will build in briefly on Sunday with partly sunny skies and highs in the upper 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 60s and south winds 10 to 15 mph.
A cold front will move into the region early Monday bringing showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs will be in the lower 80s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Monday 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 81 and a low of 53. We picked up 0.30″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows o 60.
The record high was 98°F in 1975.
The record low was 43°F in 1953.
Sunrise: 5:39 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:16 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 44m
Length of Day: 14h 37m
Tomorrow will be 2m22s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 16d 9h old with 99% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:55 PM EDT
Moonset: 7:05 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
I spotted this turkey family the other day on Taft Hill. Mother hen was keeping a close eye on me as I took snapped away.
Sony HX90V, 123mm, ISO 800, f/6.4, 1/200″ exposure.