Sunday, August 7, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:55AM it’s currently 61 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 61, barometric pressure 29.81” and rising. We picked up 0.03” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 82, and the overnight low was 54.
An upper level trough over the region this morning will combine with daytime
heating to deliver partly cloudy skies and isolated to scattered showers today. Most showers should dissipate when the sun sets. Seasonable temperatures and comfortable humidity levels are expected today through Tuesday as high pressure builds in for the start of the week. A more active weather pattern will move in by midweek bringing the chance of showers into next weekend.
We’ll see partly sunny skies today with isolated showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 20%. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers until midnight, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 20%.
Monday should be sunny with highs in the upper 70s and southwest winds around 10 mph becoming northwesterly in the afternoon. Monday night should be clear with lows in the mid 50s and south winds around 10 mph.
Tuesday’s looking sunny and warmer with highs in the mid 80s and light and variable winds. Tuesday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 73 and a low of 50.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 60.
The record high was 95°F in 2001 (we had a high of 91).
The record low was 40°F in 1964.
Sunrise: 5:46 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:08 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 26m
Length of Day: 14h 21m
Tomorrow will be 2m32s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 4d 15h old with 21% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:38 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:35 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
We have a couple of clumps of these bright yellow day lilies scattered about the property. Their rich lemon color really stands out amongst their orange cousins.