Saturday, July 15, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 7:35AM it’s currently 65 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 64, barometric pressure 29.90” and steady. We picked up 0.05” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 69, and the overnight low was 62.
A weak trough of low pressure will track eastward across the region bringing a few light rain showers this morning and mainly across central and eastern Vermont this afternoon. Partly sunny skies will develop this afternoon allowing temperatures to warm into the upper 70s in valley locations. The warming trend will continue on Sunday with valley highs in the low to mid 80s and just a slight chance of showers. A slow moving upper low will bring more numerous showers and a chance of embedded thunderstorms on Monday and Tuesday.
We’ll see mostly cloudy skies today with a 50% chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming northwesterly this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers until midnight. Lows will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds.
Sunday should be partly sunny with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. Lows will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds.
Monday showers and thunderstorms are likely. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Highs will be in the lower 80s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. Monday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Lows will be in the lower 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 85 and a low of 62. We picked up 0.59″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 93°F in 1955.
The record low was 44°F in 1960.
Sunrise: 5:22 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:33 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 21m
Length of Day: 15h 11m
Tomorrow will be 1m39s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 20.6 days old with 66% illumination.
No Moon Rise
Moonset: 11:54 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Musk Mallow (Malva moschata) is blooming now along roadsides and in fields. This showy pink flower was originally introduced as an ornamental from its native Europe into North America where it was widely planted in perennial flower gardens.
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro, ISO 800, f/11, 1/320″ exposure.