Monday, September 7, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:45AM it’s currently 64 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 64, barometric pressure 29.99”. Yesterday’s high was 87, and the overnight low was 60.
The high pressure that has been delivering us the string of dry, sunny, and warm days is now slowly sliding southeast and off the coast of New England. We’ve got one more day of the same sort of weather though. We’ll see sunny skies this morning, then becoming partly sunny skies later in the day. It’ll be humid with highs will be in the mid 80s with southwest winds around 10 mph. A weak shortwave disturbance will skirt the Canadian border tonight bringing partly cloudy skies and a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in will be the upper 60s with southwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Another weak shortwave will move through on Tuesday brining mostly cloudy skies and a chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly in the afternoon as diurnal heating goes to work. It’ll be humid with highs in the mid 80s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with 40% a chance of showers. It’ll remain humid overnight with lows in the mid 60s and south winds around 10 mph.
A cold front will approach the region from the west on Wednesday bringing partly sunny skies and a 40% chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 80s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the mid 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 72 and a low of 46.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 74 and a low of 54.
The record high was 94°F in 1945.
The record low was 36°F in 1962.
Sunrise: 6:21 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:17 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 55m
Length of Day: 12h 56m
Tomorrow will be 2m59s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 23d 21h old with 29% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:59 AM EDT
Moonset: 3:55 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
The elderberries are in fruit around and about. I’ve seen them as major components in various piles of scat in the woods.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 12-32mm lens @ 32mm, ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/200″ exposure.