Saturday, August 29, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently 52 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 52, barometric pressure 30.18” and rising slowly. Yesterday’s high was 75, and the overnight low was 50.
High pressure will continue to deliver dry and seasonable weather today. We’ll see partly sunny skies with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. becoming southwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s and southwest winds around 10 mph.
A weak disturbance will slide through on Sunday with partly sunny skies and a 20% chance of showers. Highs will be around 80 with light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Sunday night should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 50s and southwest winds around 10 mph.
Monday’s looking mostly sunny and warmer with highs in the lower 80s and west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Monday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 74 and a low of 52.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 77 and lows of 57.
The record high was 92°F in 1953.
The record low was 41°F in 1941.
Sunrise: 6:11 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:34 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 23m
Length of Day: 13h 22m
Tomorrow will be 2m55s shorter.
The Moon is the full “Sturgeon” Moon (Northeast Native American)
14d 20h old with 100% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:26 PM EDT
Moonset: 5:53 AM EDT
Other names for this month’s full moon include: “Dog Days” (Colonial American), “Grain” (English), “Dispute” (Celtic), “Wyrt” (Medieval Wiccan), and “Lightning” (Neo-Pagan Wiccan).
About Today’s Photo:
Another shot from our little sojourn up the Colchester causeway. This gull was nice enough to pose for me as it surveyed the scene across Lake Champlain.
Sony HX90V, ISO 80, f/6.3, 1/800″ exposure.