Sunday, September 6, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:45AM it’s currently 60 degrees under party cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 60, barometric pressure 30.18” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 85, and the overnight low was 55.
The strong ridge of high pressure over New England this morning will slowly drift southeastward offshore today allowing a warm and humid airmass to take its place. Temperatures will run well above normal with some locations pushing into the 90s over the next three days. We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the mid 80s and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be mostly clear with a slight chance (20%) of terrain driven showers and thunderstorms until midnight. Lows will be in the lower 60s with south winds around 10 mph.
Monday should be mostly sunny with highs in the mid 80s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Monday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers as a weak shortwave trough skirts the Canadian border. Lows will be in the mid 60s with southwest winds around 10 mph.
We’ll see a change in the weather come Tuesday as a cold front progresses from the west towards our region. Out ahead of this front we’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a 30% chance of scattered, terrain driven showers and thunderstorms. It’ll be humid with highs in the lower 80s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 77 and a low of 66. We picked up 0.70″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 75 and lows of 54.
The record high was 90°F in 1945.
The record low was 37°F in 1938.
Sunrise: 6:20 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:19 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 58m
Length of Day: 12h 59m
Tomorrow will be 2m59s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 22d 21h old with 38% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:07 AM EDT
Moonset: 3:06 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Purple stemmed asters are common in fields and along roadways this time of year. Along with chicory, they add a lovely splash of blue and purple.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 140mm, ISO 200, f/5.6, 1/500″ exposure.