Sunday, May 21, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 8:40AM it’s currently 56 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the west at 0-3 mph. Relative humidity is 56%, dewpoint 41, barometric pressure 30.37” and steady. Yesterday’s high was 64, and the overnight low was 34.
A ridge of high pressure aloft will crest over the region today providing dry conditions for most of the day. Clouds will increase throughout the day out ahead of a warm front and associated low pressure system approaching from the southwest. The low will bring overcast skies and periods of rain tonight into Monday morning. Rainfall amounts between one-quarter and one-half inch are generally expected across the region. Dry conditions will return on Tuesday with a brief period of surface high pressure, before a deepening longwave trough aloft approaches for the mid-week.
We’ll see partly sunny skies today with highs in the upper 60s and southeast winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with chance of showers until midnight, then showers likely after midnight. 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 be in the upper 50s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Monday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 40s with south winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday’s looking partly sunny and warmer with highs in the lower 70s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 76 and a low of 43.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 69 and lows of 47.
The record high was 92°F in 1911.
The record low was 29°F in 1964.
Sunrise: 5:18 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:19 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 09m
Length of Day: 15h 00m
Tomorrow will be 1m54s longer.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 24.5 days old with 26% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:05 AM EDT
Moonset: 3:14 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
A close look at bleeding hearts blooming in our ornamental garden reveals tiny droplets trapped in the white bits below the main bloom. Lovely!
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro, ISO 1250, f/4, 1/1000″ exposure.