Friday, July 22, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 69 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 85%, dewpoint 66, barometric pressure 29.77”. Yesterday’s high was 85, and the overnight low was 62.
Low pressure currently moving into the Canaidian Maritimes will drag a slow moving frontal system through the region over the next two days bringing periods of showers and thunderstorms and breaks of sunshine as well. Sunday should be dry and seasonable with more showers expected Monday.
We’ll see partly sunny skies today with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may be severe this afternoon. It’ll be on the hot side with highs will be in the upper 80s to low 90s in the broad valleys with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming westerly this afternoon. Chance of rain is 50%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms until midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may be severe until midnight. Lows will be in the mid 60s with west winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 50%.
Saturday should be partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with west winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Saturday night showers and thunderstorms are likely. Lows will be in the mid 50s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Sunday’s looking mostly sunny with highs in the mid 70s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 72 and a low of 52. We picked up 0.53″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 97°F in 1955.
The record low was 44°F in 1914.
Sunrise: 5:29 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:27 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 06m
Length of Day: 14h 57m
Tomorrow will be 1m59s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 18d old with 93% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:03 PM EDT
Moonset: 8:25 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
There were many a great blue heron along the shore of the Poultney River. This one didn’t seem to be too bothered by our paddling by and let me get a good close up.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 100-300mm lens @ 300mm, ISO 800, f/8, 1/1000″ exposure.