Friday, June 17, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 8:00AM it’s currently 57 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 90%, dewpoint 54, barometric pressure 29.95” and rising rapidly. Yesterday’s high was 79, and the overnight low was 43.
Clear, sunny, summer-like weather will be the rule straight through the weekend as high pressure continues to dominate. We’ll see sunny today with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be clear with lows around 50 and north winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Saturday should be sunny with highs around 80 and light and variable winds. Saturday night should be clear with lows in the upper 50s and light and variable winds.
Sunday’s looking sunny with highs in the upper 80s and light and variable winds. Sunday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 77 and a low of 46. We picked up 0.55″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 77 and lows of 56.
The record high was 96°F in 1994.
The record low was 42°F in 1925.
Sunrise: 5:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:38 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 44m
Length of Day: 15h 31m
Tomorrow will be 0m12s longer.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 12d 9h old with 92% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:55 PM EDT
Moonset: 3:31 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
This young grasshopper was doing its thing in the dogbane out in the front field. As usual, the hopping quarry was hard to get a shot of, but it rested briefly. I like the bits of pollen on the dogbane leaves.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 140mm, ISO 800, f/8, 1/500″ exposure.