Monday, July 4, 2016
Happy Independence Day!
This morning in Huntington at 7:10AM it’s currently 55 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 54, barometric pressure 30.00” and rising slowly. Yesterday’s high was 79, and the overnight low was 49.
We’ve got a perfect day on tap for any Independence Day related festivities! High pressure sitting over the region will deliver dry, sunny conditions with comfortable humidity today. A warming trend will head us into the upcoming work week with the next chance of showers arriving Wednesday evening.
We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be mostly clear until midnight, then become partly cloudy. Lows will be in the upper 50s with south winds around 10 mph.
Tuesday should be partly sunny with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. Tuesday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 60s and light and variable winds.
Wednesday’s looking partly sunny and warm with highs in the upper 80s to low 90s in valley locations and increased humidity. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers as the first in a series of disturbances moves through. Lows will be in the mid 60s. Unsettled weather will move us into next weekend.
Last year on this date we had a high of 73 and a low of 50.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 98°F in 1911.
The record low was 40°F in 1962.
Sunrise: 5:13 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:38 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 37m
Length of Day: 15h 24m
Tomorrow will be 0m59s shorter.
The Moon is new, just 23 minutes old with 0% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:36 AM EDT
Moonset: 8:38 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Texas Hill Road is one of my favorite places to catch good views of Camel’s Hump. Driving over the other evening, the view did not dissappoint! The last of the evening sun illuminated the summit and fired up the the clouds above. Lovely!
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 92mm, ISO 800, f/11, 1/100″ exposure.