Wednesday, July 12, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 7:45AM it’s currently 69 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 95%, dewpoint 68, barometric pressure 29.95” and steady. Yesterday’s high was 83, and the overnight low was 62.
A weak frontal boundary draped across the region will continue to push across our forecast area today with a few isolated showers possible across southern sections. This front will lift back north as a warm front tonight with additional showers and embedded thunderstorms likely. A widespread rainfall is expected Thursday with amounts between one half and one inch anticipated. More unsettled weather is expected to prevail going into this weekend.
We’ll see partly sunny skies today with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds, becoming northerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers until midnight, then cloudy with showers likely after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s with northeast winds around 10 mph, becoming southeasterly after midnight. Chance of rain is 70%.
Thursday showers are likely. Highs will be in the upper 60s with southeast winds around 10 mph in the morning, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 70%. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s and east winds around 10 mph.
Friday’s looking mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Highs will be in the upper 60s with southeast winds around 10 mph. Friday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the upper 50s. Chance of rain is 70%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 83 and a low of 51.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 96°F in 1948.
The record low was 46°F in 1971.
Sunrise: 5:19 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:35 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 26m
Length of Day: 15h 15m
Tomorrow will be 1m28s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 17.7 days old with 90% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:40 PM EDT
Moonset: 8:41 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Daisy fleabane (Erigeron annuus) is a common flower blooming this time of year. It is considered a “pioneer species” — a native plant that often colonizes disturbed areas such as pastures, abandoned fields, vacant lots, roadsides, railways, and waste areas.