Friday, August 19, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 6:55AM it’s currently 56 degrees under mostly
clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 55, barometric pressure 29.99” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 81, and the overnight low was 55.
High pressure over the region this morning will deliver a fine late summer weather today and tomorrow. Low pressure moving out of the Great Lakes will bring showers again later on Sunday.
We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be clear with lows in the upper 50s and light and variable winds.
Saturday should be sunny and warmer with highs in the mid to upper 80s with south winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 60s and south winds around 10 mph.
Sunday should start out partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 80s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Sunday night occasional showers are likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Lows will be around 60. Chance of rain is 80%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 87 and a low of 64.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 79 and lows of 58.
The record high was 93°F in 1899.
The record low was 40°F in 1963.
Sunrise: 6:00 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:49 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 51m
Length of Day: 13h 49m
Tomorrow will be 2m47s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 15.7 days old with 99%, illumination.
Moonrise: 8:37 PM EDT
Moonset: 7:18 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
There are a variety of different thistles flowering this time of year. I’m not sure which variety this is, but I like the fine contrasting white and purple stamens.
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/13, 1/80″ exposure.