Wednesday, September 9, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:55AM it’s currently 69 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 92%, dewpoint 67, barometric pressure 29.82”. Yesterday’s high was 84, and the overnight low was 66.
We’ve got one last day of hot and muggy conditions today before a cold front approaching from the Great Lakes brings temperatures and humidity levels closer to seasonable levels beginning Thursday. The front will be accompanied by numerous showers and thunderstorms beginning across northern New York this afternoon and shifting into Vermont during the late afternoon and evening hours.
We’ll see partly cloudy skies today with showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall this afternoon and into the evening. Highs will be in the upper 80s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely until midnight, then become partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s with southwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 70%.
Thursday should be partly sunny and seasonable with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds. Thursday night should be mostly cloudy with lows in the lower 50s and light and variable winds.
Friday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the mid 70s and north winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 72 and a low of 46.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 73 and lows of 53.
The record high was 98°F in 2002 (we had a high of 90).
The record low was 37°F in 1938.
Sunrise: 6:23 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:14 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 49m
Length of Day: 12h 50m
Tomorrow will be 3m1s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 25d 20h old with 13% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:52 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:16 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
The bug bane in our ornamental garden continues to attract the late season pollinators. This well weathered honey bee—his wings showing a season’s worth of hard work—finds plenty of rich nectar in the fragrant blossoms.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 30mm macro lens, ISO 400, f/2.8, 1/4000″ exposure