Thursday, May 19, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:45AM it’s currently 47 degrees under mostly cloud skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 93%, dewpoint 45, barometric pressure 30.10”. Yesterday’s high was 64, and the overnight low was 42.
A warming trend will continue through the weekend with temperatures slightly above normal expected. We’ll see partly sunny skies this morning with a slight chance of showers this morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon courtesy of an upper level low and pool of cool air aloft. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 60s with light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 40%. Tonight should be partly cloudy. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail until midnight. Lows will be in the lower 40s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 30%.
Friday should be sunny with highs in the lower 70s and light and variable winds becoming northwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Friday night should be mostly clear with lows around 50 and light and variable winds.
Saturday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 40s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 78 and a low of 55. We picked up 0.04″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 68 and lows of 46.
The record high was 91°F in 1989.
The record low was 31°F in 1987.
Sunrise: 5:20 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:17 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 05m
Length of Day: 14h 56m
Tomorrow will be 1m59s longer.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 12d 16h old with 95% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:08 PM EDT
Moonset: 4:27 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
We’ve got a fine patch of wood anenome blooming just across our bridge over Fargo Brook. The buds sport a lovely pinkish blush before they open up which gradually fades to snow white.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 30mm macro lens, ISO 640, f/6.3, 1/600″ exposure.