Thursday, September 10, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently 60 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 60, barometric pressure 29.88” and rising. We picked up 0.41” of rain yesterday afternoon in a couple of heavy downpours and a bit of sprinkles. Yesterday’s high was 86, and the overnight low was 60.
A weak area of surface high pressure will build eastward across New York and northern Vermont today. While skies will be mostly cloudy with filtered sunshine at times, the high will bring a somewhat cooler and drier air mass compared to the recent stretch of hot weather. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies this morning, then partly sunny skies later in the day. It’ll be more comfortable with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain as a low tracks up the New England coast overnight and into Friday. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds.
Friday should start off mostly cloudy in the morning, then become partly sunny Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds, becoming northerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s and northwest winds around 10 mph.
Saturday’s looking partly sunny with a 40% chance of showers as a broad, slow moving upper level trough heads our way from the west. Highs will be in the lower 70s with light and variable winds. Saturday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of rain. Lows will be in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 75 and a low of 49.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 73 and lows of 53.
The record high was 93°F in 2002 (we had a high of 88).
The record low was 33°F in 1913.
Sunrise: 6:24 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:12 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 46m
Length of Day: 12h 47m
Tomorrow will be 3m0s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 26d 20h old with 7% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:50 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:49 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
White flox is still blooming in our ornamental garden (for some reason the deer didn’t eat it this year…)
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 30mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/2.8, 1/5000″ exposure.