Monday, August 3, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 68 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 80%, dewpoint 62, barometric pressure 29.70”. Yesterday’s high was 79, and the overnight low was 61.
A cold front will move into the area later today into tonight with scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms, a few of which could be severe. Behind this front seasonably cooler air will arrive for Tuesday into Wednesday, though with a continued chance of showers and a few thunderstorms. We’ll see partly sunny skies this morning giving way to clouds with showers and thunderstorms likely this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce damaging winds, large hail and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 80s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely until midnight, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 60s with south winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 70%.
Tuesday should be partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon as an upper level trough crosses the region. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 60%. Tuesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 50s with light and variable winds.
Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be in the lower 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy wit lows in the mid 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 82 and a low of 57. We picked up 0.84″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 97°F in 1988.
The record low was 42°F in 1964.
Sunrise: 5:41 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:14 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 39m
Length of Day: 14h 33m
Tomorrow will be 2m24s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 18d 9h old with 87% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:06 PM EDT
Moonset: 9:33 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Tiny droplets of morning dew cling to the fine hairs on red clover leaves in our front field.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/1000″ exposure.