Sunday, August 21, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 6:55AM it’s currently a balmy 71 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the south at 0-4 mph. Relative humidity is 79%, dewpoint 64, barometric pressure 29.81”. Yesterday’s high was 84, and the overnight low was 61.
A cold front currently draped across southeastern Ontario and western New York this morning will shift eastward, crossing the region this afternoon and evening. Gusty south winds will occur in advance of the front through early afternoon, followed by widespread showers and a few thunderstorms as the frontal rainband moves through mid afternoon through the evening. Some showers may produce locally heavy downpours. On Monday, high pressure returns bringing cooler temperatures and drier weather through Thursday along with a gradual
moderation in temperatures.
We’ll see partly sunny skies this morning, then mostly cloudy skies with showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Locally heavy rainfall is possible this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. Tonight showers are likely with a chance of thunderstorms until midnight, then occasional showers after midnight. Locally heavy rainfall is possible until midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph and becoming westerly after midnight. Chance of rain is near 100%.
Monday should be mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers in the morning, then become partly sunny in the afternoon as high pressure moves in. It will be noticeably cooler with highs only in the mid 60s with west winds 10 to 15 mph. Monday night should be clear with lows in the lower 50s and west winds around 10 mph.
Tuesday’s looking sunny and warmer with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds. Tuesday night should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 80 and a low of 62. We picked up 0.26″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 79 and lows of 58.
The record high was 93°F in 1945.
The record low was 43°F in 1934.
Sunrise: 6:02 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:46 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 45m
Length of Day: 13h 43m
Tomorrow will be 2m49s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 17.9 days old with 89% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:44 PM EDT
Moonset: 9:42 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
This lovely viceroy joined the buzzing activity around the hydrangea on our back patio yesterday. These butterflies look similar to monarchs, but are smaller (hence the name I suppose…)
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 140mm, ISO 800, f/13, 1/640″ exposure.