Thursday, August 20, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:50AM it’s currently 69 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 89%, dewpoint 63, barometric pressure 29.98”. Yesterday’s high was 87, and the overnight low was 64.
We’ve got one more day of above normal temperature in store for us before a cold front moves in tonight bringing showings and thunderstorms. We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the mid 80s and south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph.
Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then become mostly cloudy with numerous showers with isolated thunderstorms after midnight. Locally heavy rainfall possible after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 60s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Friday will bring numerous showers with isolated thunderstorms. Locally heavy rainfall possible in the morning. Highs will be in the mid 70s with south winds around 10 mph in the morning, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 70%. Friday night should be partly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows will be around 60 with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 50%.
Saturday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 82 and a low of 47.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 79 and lows of 58.
The record high was 94°F in 1916.
The record low was 42°F in 1953.
Sunrise: 6:00 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:49 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 50m
Length of Day: 13h 48m
Tomorrow will be 2m47s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 5d 21h old with 28% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:44 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:39 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
We see a lot of these orb weaver spiders building webs near the windows in our garage. This one was quite large—maybe 3″ including its legs.
Sony RX100m3, ISO 1250, f/2.8, 1/60″ exposure.