Friday, June 9, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently 57 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 56, barometric pressure 29.66” and steady. Yesterday’s high was 82, and the overnight low was 52.
The combination of an offshore low and a weak cold front dropping through the region from Ontario will lead to a few showers and isolated thunderstorms today into Saturday. Warm, summerlike conditions arrive Sunday into Monday of next week before a cold front brings cooler weather by the middle of next week.
We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a 50% chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms today. Highs will be in the lower 70s with light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a 20% slight chance of showers and thunderstorms until midnight. Lows will be in the lower 50s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Saturday should be partly sunny with a 20% chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 60s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the lower 80s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 52 and a low of 44. We picked up 0.28″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 75 and lows of 54.
The record high was 93°F in 1933.
The record low was 37°F in 1983.
Sunrise: 5:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:34 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 39m
Length of Day: 15h 27m
Tomorrow will be 0m47s longer.
The Moon is the full “Strawberry” moon (Northeast Native American)
14.5 days old with 100% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:33 PM EDT
Moonset: 5:30 AM EDT
Other names for this month’s full moon include: “Rose” (Colonial American), “Flower” (English), “Horse” (Celtic), “Dyad” (Medieval Wiccan), and “Planting” (Neo Pagan Wiccan).
About Today’s Photo:
We have a lovely patch of daisies blooming at the edge of the pond. As I stalked by with my camera, I noticed this small solitary bee working the flower. It was quite patient with me allowing while I clicked off several shots.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/13, 1/2000″ exposure.