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Monday, June 27, 2016

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A tiny spruce grows from a crack in the rock on Wheeler Mountain

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently a balmy 72 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Wind are out of the south at 0-3mph. Relative humidity is 70%, dewpoint 62. Yesterday’s high was 87, and the overnight low was 62.

Forecast:

Our string of dry, warm weather will come to an end today as a weakening mid-level trough pushes through the region later today bringing showers. A more defined cold front will move through the region on Tuesday bringing a better chance of showers and thunderstorms.

We’ll see partly sunny skies this morning becoming mostly cloudy later in the day with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 80s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 60s with south winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday should start out partly sunny with a chance of showers in the morning, then become mostly cloudy with occasional showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Tuesday night showers and thunderstorms are likely. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall. Lows will be in the upper 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 70%.

Wednesday should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 74 and a low of 44.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 79 and lows of 59.
The record high was 96°F in 1999 (we had a high of 88).
The record low was 44°F in 1927.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:10 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:40 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 43m
Length of Day: 15h 30m
Tomorrow will be 0m31s shorter.

The Moon is in its last quarter, 22d 8h old with 53% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:32 AM EDT
Moonset: 12:51 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

This tiny spruce tree had somehow managed to take root in a crack of a solid rock slab on Wheeler Mountain. Talk about tenacity!

Panasonic GM5, Lumix 12-32mm lens @ 22mm, ISO 400, f/16, 1/400″ exposure.

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