Wednesday, July 6, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 65 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Wind are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 64, barometric pressure 29.80”. Yesterday’s high was 86, and the overnight low was 56.
High pressure will provide very warm and moderately humid conditions to the region today, with afternoon highs in the mid to upper 80s in most locations. A trough of low pressure approaching from southeastern Ontario will bring a slight chance of a thunderstorm tonight across northern New York, and scattered showers and thunderstorms across most of the region Thursday afternoon. Additional showers and thunderstorms are expected Friday afternoon and into Saturday as a
stronger upper level disturbance tracks eastward from the Great Lakes.
We’ll see mostly sunny skies today with highs in the mid 80s and light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 60s with light and variable winds.
Thursday should be mostly cloudy in the morning, then become partly sunny. There’s a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly in the morning. Highs will be in the lower 80s with light and variable winds. Thursday night shoul be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds.
Friday’s looking mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds. Friday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the lower 60s. Chance of rain is 70%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 82 and a low of 53.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 95°F in 2010 (we had a high of 91).
The record low was 39°F in 1962.
Sunrise: 5:15 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:38 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 34m
Length of Day: 15h 22m
Tomorrow will be 1m8s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 2 days old with 5% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:43 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:04 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Along with the chickadees I mentioned in yesterday’s post, cedar waxwings were busy in the trees along the Waterbury Reservoir as well. This stately bird posed nicely for me.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 100-300mm lens @ 300mm, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/4000″ exposure.