Tuesday, August 4, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 59 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 59, barometric pressure 29.79”. We picked up 0.37” of rain when the storms rolled through yesterday afternoon. Yesterday’s high was 82, and the overnight low was 57.
An upper level low will continue to bring unsettled weather to northern New York and upstate Vermont today through Wednesday with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures will trend cooler than normal through the middle week. We’ll see partly sunny skies with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms this morning, then mostly cloudy skies with showers and thunderstorms likely this afternoon as a cold front slides through. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and small hail this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 60%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms until midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s with southwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Wednesday should be partly sunny with a chance of showers in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and small hail in the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming northwesterly in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 50%. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 50s with northwest winds around 10 mph.
High pressure will build in Thursday brining partly sunny skies with highs around 70 and northwest winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 81 and a low of 60. We picked up 0.19″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 60.
The record high was 95°F in 1944.
The record low was 44°F in 1914.
Sunrise: 5:42 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:13 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 36m
Length of Day: 14h 30m
Tomorrow will be 2m28s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 19d 9h old with 79% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:41 PM EDT
Moonset: 10:46 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
On our way back from kayaking on Lake Champlain on Sunday, we drove through this hayfield in Orwell. The fresh-cut round bales dotted the field out to the horizon line of the Green Mountains.
Sony RX100 III, ISO 125, f/11, 1/200″ exposure.