Friday, May 27, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 6:30AM it’s currently 61 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 61, barometric pressure 29.97” and falling slowly. We picked up 0.06” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 81, and the overnight low was 60.
Unseasonably warm and humid weather and occasional convection triggered afernoon showers will be the rule through the Memorial Day weekend, with showers likely on Sunday and Monday.
We’ll see partly sunny skies today with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 80s with south winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms until midnight. Lows will be in the mid 60s with southwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Saturday should be partly sunny and dry as an upper level ridge crests over the region. Highs in the mid 80s (pushing 90 in warmer valley locations) and light and variable winds. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 60s and light and variable winds.
An upper level trough will swing through Sunday bringing showers and thunderstorms by the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 80s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 70%. Sunday night showers and thunderstorms are likely. Lows will be in the lower 60s. Chance of rain is 70%.
A cold front will move through the region Monday kicking off more showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures will remain well above seasonal averages.
Last year on this date we had a high of 86 and a low of 63.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 71 and lows of 49.
The record high was 91°F in 1944.
The record low was 28°F in 1969.
Sunrise: 5:13 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:25 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 21m
Length of Day: 15h 11m
Tomorrow will be 1m36s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 20d 15h old with 72% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:09 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:30 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
It’s looking like another good year for apples this time around. Many of the wild apple trees on our property have had prodigious blooms. There’s more cider in our future!
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 100-300mm lens @ 150mm, ISO 800, f/5, 1/2000″ exposure.