Monday, August 15, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 8:15AM it’s currently 64 degree under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 64, barometric pressure 30.12” and rising rapidly. Yesterday’s high was 86, and the overnight low was 61.
Surface high pressure will bring clearing skies and dry weather today and tonight. A warm front will lift northward Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday night bringing widespread rainfall to the region, with a chance for embedded thunderstorms.
We’ll see partly sunny skies today with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 60s and light and variable winds.
Tuesday should be cloudy with showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 70%. Tuesday night should bring occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall possible. Lows will be in the lower 60s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 90%.
Wednesday should start out rainy with locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs will be in the mid 70s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Rain will diminish Wednesday night with partly cloudy skies and a 30% chance of showers. Lows will be around 60.
Last year on this date we had a high of 80 and a low of 62. We picked up 0.08″ or rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 79 and lows of 59.
The record high was 97°F in 1944.
The record low was 45°F in 1907.
Sunrise: 5:55 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:56 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 03m
Length of Day: 14h 00m
Tomorrow will be 2m44s shorter.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 12d 15h old with 90% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:59 PM EDT
Moonset: 2:58 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
The spider photos continue! This garden spider was lurking in her web between the tall grasses in our front field.
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/5, 1/1600″ exposure.