Saturday, May 20, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 8:00AM it’s currently 46 degrees under clear skies. Winds are out of the north at 0-3 mph. Relative humidity is 74%, dewpoint 38, barometric pressure 30.35” and rising rapidly. Yesterday’s high was 70, and the overnight low was 33.
High pressure will deliver dry and below normal temperatures today and tonight. Low pressure moving out of the Ohio River valley will bring showers late Sunday afternoon and evening. The chance for rain showers will continue Monday and Monday evening. Tuesday will see a brief return of surface high pressure.
We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the lower 60s and north winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be clear with lows in the upper 30s and north winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Sunday should start out partly sunny with highs around 70 and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Sunday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the upper 40s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Monday showers are likely. Highs will only be in the upper 50s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Monday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 40s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 74 and a low of 38.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 69 and lows of 47.
The record high was 91°F in 1975.
The record low was 30°F in 2002 (we had a low of 31.
Sunrise: 5:19 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:18 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 07m
Length of Day: 14h 58m
Tomorrow will be 1m57s longer.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 23.4 days old with 36% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:34 AM EDT
Moonset: 2:05 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia – a.k.a. Heartleaf Foamflower, False Miterwort, Coalwort, Coolwort, False Bitterroot) are in bloom now, part of the “second wave” of native wildflowers after the first spring ephemerals. Look for it in shady woodland locations–it’s hard to miss!
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/100″ exposure.