Tuesday, June 7, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 8:15AM it’s currently 58 degrees and sprinkling lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 57, barometric pressure 29.52” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.03” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 77, and the overnight low was 50.
Low pressure near James Bay continues to influence our weather. We’ll see showers with embedded thunderstorms today as a surface cold front moves across the region. A few of the stronger storms will be capable of producing small hail and brief localized gusty winds, especially across central and eastern Vermont. Much cooler air arrives tonight on brisk northwest winds.
We’ll see showers this morning, then showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and small hail this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with south winds around 10 mph, becoming southwesterly this afternoon. Chance of rain is 90%. Tonight should be cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and small hail until midnight. Lows will be around 50 with west winds around 10 mph.
Wednesday should be cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Highs will only be in the mid 50s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the lower 40s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph.
Thursday’s looking cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be in the lower 50s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Thursday night should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 40s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 74 and a low of 36.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 74 and lows of 53.
The record high was 94°F in 1999 (we had a high of 92).
The record low was 35°F in 1958.
Sunrise: 5:08 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:33 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 37m
Length of Day: 15h 25m
Tomorrow will be 0m54s longer.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 2d 9h old with 8% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:54 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:48 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Daisy fleabane is in bloom and the pollinators are enjoying the bounty. This little solitary bee has his pollen sacks bulging as he works the blossoms.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 24-140mm lens @ 140mm, ISO 400, f/8, 1/2000″ exposure.