Wednesday, September 2, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:55AM it’s currently 56 degrees under a hazy clear sky. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 56, barometric pressure 30.00”. Yesterday’s high was 82, and the overnight low was 55.
We’ve got another day of sultry, warm weather on tap courtesy of the ridge of high pressure stuck over the eastern US. We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the mid 80s and light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be mostly clear until midnight, then become partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight as a backdoor cold front slides down from the north . Lows will be in the mid 60s with light and variable winds.
Thursday should start out mostly cloudy in the morning, then become partly sunny. There’s a 40% chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Highs will be in the lower 80s with north winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be clear and less humid with lows in the mid 50s and north winds around 10 mph.
Friday’s looking sunny and seasonable with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. Friday night should be clear with lows in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 85 and a low of 63. We picked up 0.85″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are 76 and lows of 56.
The record high was 91°F in 2010 (we had a high of 89).
The record low was 38°F in 1967.
Sunrise: 6:15 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:26 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 10m
Length of Day: 13h 11m
Tomorrow will be 2m57s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 18d 20h old with 81% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:53 PM EDT
Moonset: 10:53 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Make hay while the sun shines. So goes the adage. Tim Taft was doing just that the other day in the fields around the Brace farm along the Huntington River.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, 12-32mm lens @ 20mm, ISO 200, f/22, 1/80″ exposure.