Wednesday, July 13, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 6:55AM it’s currently 69 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 92%, dewpoint 67, barometric pressure 29.97”. Yesterday’s high was 83, and the overnight low was 58.
Hot and increasingly humid conditions are expected over the next 3 days, with high temperatures well into the 80s and dewpoints rising into the mid 60s to low 70s. Chances for showers and thunderstorms will exist each day through Friday, with the best chance for widespread activity being Thursday through Thursday night as a cold front approaches from the west.
We’ll see partly sunny skies today with a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 80s to low 90s in valley locations with south winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms until midnight. Lows will be in the mid 60s with south winds around 10 mph.
Thursday should start off partly sunny in the morning, then become mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon as the aforementioned cold front moves through. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall in the afternoon. It will be humid with highs in the mid 80s and south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Thursday night showers and thunderstorms are likely. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall. It’ll be a muggy night with with lows in the upper 60s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%.
Friday’s lookin partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the mid 80s wiht southwest winds around 10 mph with gusting to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Friday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 85 and a low of 61.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 96°F in 1995.
The record low was 45°F in 1940.
Sunrise: 5:20 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:34 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 24m
Length of Day: 15h 13m
Tomorrow will be 1m32s shorter.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 9 days old with 64% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:46 PM EDT
Moonset: 1:01 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Getting in close to a chicory blossom reveals its delicate stamens dusted with pollen.
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/320″ exposure.