Thursday, June 15, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently 51 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 50, barometric pressure 30.08” and steady. Yesterday’s high was 69, and the overnight low was 39.
We’ve got a lovely day on tap today courtesy of high pressure cresting over the region today and delivering dry conditions and seasonal temperatures. A warm front will slide northward tonight bringing showers overnight into Friday followed by warmer, more humid, and unsettled weather through Monday. There will be several chances of showers and thunderstorms until a cold front moves through on Monday.
We’ll see mostly sunny skies today with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a chance of showers until midnight, then cloudy with showers likely after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 80%.
Friday showers are likely. Highs will be in the mid 60s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Friday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 50s with southeast winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph.
Saturday should be partly sunny with a 30% chance of showers. It’ll be much warmer with highs in the lower 80s and south winds 10 to 15 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 73 and a low of 48.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 76 and lows of 55.
The record high was 97°F in 1988.
The record low was 41°F in 1923.
Sunrise: 5:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:37 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 44m
Length of Day: 15h 30m
Tomorrow will be 0m22s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 20 days old with 72% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:04 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:48 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Cinnamon ferns (Osmundastrum) are in their prime across Fargo Brook now. This particular species of fern produce separate sterile and fertile, spore-bearing fronds. The spore-bearing fronds are a deep cinnamon color and hence the common name.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/8, 1/13″ exposure.