Thursday, June 30, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently 57 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 57, barometric pressure 29.96”. We picked up 0.17” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 77, and the overnight low was 51.
High pressure will be in control across the region through tonight, with warm daytime temperatures and comfortable humidity levels. A potent upper-level low on Friday will bring in showers and thunderstorms Friday afternoon and evening. A few stronger thunderstorms are possible, but the main risk will be from localized heavy rain. We’ll see cooler than normal temperatures with limited chances for showers to start Independence day weekend, but things should turning sunny and dry for Sunday and the the Fourth.
We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the upper 70s and west winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be clear with lows in the upper 50s and southeast winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Friday should start out mostly sunny in the morning, then become mostly cloudy with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon as the aforementioned low and an associated cold front approach. Highs will be in the upper 70s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Friday night rain is likely with locally heavy rainfall possible. Lows will be in the upper 50s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Saturday’s looking partly sunny with a 40% chance of residual showers. Highs will be in the upper 60s with west winds around 10 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 76 and a low of 49. We picked up 0.24″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 59.
The record high was 93°F in 1946.
The record low was 42°F in 1936.
Sunrise: 5:11 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:39 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 41m
Length of Day: 15h 28m
Tomorrow will be 0m44s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 25d 8h old with 20% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:16 AM EDT
Moonset: 4:25 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Bright white and yellow daisy fleabane is blooming in the fields and along roadways. This little wasp was quite busy lapping up the nectar on the blooms along East Street.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 125mm, ISO 500, f/6.3, 1/3200″ exposure.