Tuesday, June 28, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:50AM it’s currently 72 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the south at 2-5 mph. Relative humidity is 81%, dewpoint 66, barometric pressure 29.88”. Yesterday’s high was 76, and the overnight low was 62. We picked up a just a sprinkle of rain yesterday.
We’ve got an active weather day ahead of us. A slow moving cold front will move into the region today into tonight, bringing heavy showers and strong thunderstorms. The strongest storms will develop from the eastern slopes of the Adirondacks eastward across Vermont, with some potentially producing heavy rainfall, gusty winds, and small hail. Scattered showers will linger into Wednesday as an upper level trough swings through, but the end of the work week will see a return of warm and dry conditions.
We’ll see partly sunny skies today with scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms this morning, then occasional showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Highs will be around 80 with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Tonight should bring occasional showers and thunderstorms until midnight, then showers likely with numerous thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall until midnight with some thunderstorms producing heavy rainfall after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s with south winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 90%.
Wednesday should be mostly cloudy in the morning, then become partly sunny with a 50% chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s and light and variable winds.
Thursday’s looking mostly sunny with highs in the lower 80s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 63 and a low of 53. We picked up 0.30″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 59.
The record high was 95°F in 1991.
The record low was 43°F in 1927.
Sunrise: 5:10 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:40 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 42m
Length of Day: 15h 29m
Tomorrow will be 0m35s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 23d 9h old with 42% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:05 AM EDT
Moonset: 2:02 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
There are a couple of “volunteer” peonies blooming amongst the Bishop’s weed in our back field. Not sure how they got there, but I enjoy the contrast!
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 20mm prime lens, ISO 500, f/2.8, 1/200″ exposure