Friday, August 14, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:00AM it’s currently 52 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 52, barometric pressure 30.07”. We picked up 0.02” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 75, and the overnight low was 50.
A weak ridge of high pressure continues to build into the region this morning. We’ll see sunny skies this morning, then partly sunny skies with scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms this afternoon as a trough slides through. Highs will be in the upper 70s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. A cold front will slide through tonight bringing mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms until midnight, then isolated showers after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 60s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%.
Saturday should be mostly cloudy in the morning, then become partly sunny with scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 40%. Saturday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 60s and light and variable winds.
Sunday’s looking mostly sunny and warmer with highs in the mid 80s and light and variable winds. Sunday night should be clear with lows in the upper 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 65 and a low of 55. We picked up 0.74″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 59.
The record high was 96°F in 1944.
The record low was 47°F in 1923.
Sunrise: 5:53 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:58 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 08m
Length of Day: 14h 05m
Tomorrow will be 2m43s shorter.
The Moon is new, 29d 9h old with 0% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:56 AM EDT
Moonset: 7:47 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
We spent a long day of paddling on Forked Lake in the Adirondacks over the weekend. The west end of the lake where a stream fed in was festooned with water lilies and pads. Large fish jumped as we paddled through.
Sony HX90V, ISO 80, f/3.5, 1/1250″ exposure.