Saturday, June 24, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 6:20AM it’s currently 66 degrees under overcast skies. A few drops of rain are dripping. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 66, barometric pressure 29.48” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.93” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 85, and the overnight low was 66.
Showers will be moving east out of the region today with suunshine is expected to develop later in the day. Highs will be a few degrees above normal today then return to seasonal norms on Sunday as clouds increase along with the chance for showers. Unsettled weather is expected for much of next week with chances for showers just about everyday. Temperatures will be slightly below normal through midweek trending to above normal for the end of the week.
We’ll see partly cloudy skies with a slight chance of thunderstorms and showers, mainly this morning. Highs will be in the upper 70s with west winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. Tonight should be mostly clear until midnight, then become partly cloudy after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with west winds around 10 mph.
Sunday should be partly sunny with a chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Sunday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the lower 50s with southwest winds around 10 mph.
Monday’s looking partly sunny with a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be around 70 with west winds around 10 mph. Monday night should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the lower 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 78 and a low of 44.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 79 and lows of 58.
The record high was 96°F in 2003 (we had a high of 92).
The record low was 40°F in 1988.
Sunrise: 5:08 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:40 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 44m
Length of Day: 15h 31m
Tomorrow will be 0m18s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, just barely into its first day with 0.5″ illumination.
Moonrise: 5:52 AM EDT
Moonset: 9:08 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
A close-up shot reveals an impressive bristle of on the abdomen and legs of this fly as it takes a time out on a fern leaf.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/18, 1/200″ exposure.