Monday, July 24, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 8:00AM it’s currently 58 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 95%, dewpoint 57, barometric pressure 29.90” and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.14” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 77, and the overnight low was 58.
An upper level low will cross the region today into tonight bringing widespread rainfall and cool temperatures before exiting to the east on Tuesday. High pressure will build in Wednesday bringing a brief stretch of fair weather before a weak cold front renews the threat of showers and storms on Thursday. Fair weather then returns for Friday into next weekend with seasonable temperatures.
We’ll see showers today with highs in the lower 60s and southeast winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph this morning. Chance of rain is near 100%. Tonight showers are likely. Lows will be in the lower 50s with southeast winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 70%.
Tuesday should be cloudy with showers likely mainly in the morning. Highs will be in the mid 60s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 60%. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 50s and light and variable winds.
Wednesday’s looking partly sunny and warmer with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 77 and a low of 54. We picked up 0.37″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 95°F in 1987.
The record low was 45°F in 1912.
Sunrise: 5:30 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:25 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 02m
Length of Day: 14h 54m
Tomorrow will be 2m5s shorter.
The moon is a waxing crescent, 1 day old with 1% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:53 AM EDT
Moonset: 9:20 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Mountain laurel is in bloom now at higher elevations in the White Mountains. As I topped 4000′ along the Old Bridle Trail heading towards Mt. Lafayette, I entered a tunnel of this lovely evergreen shrub with profusions of bright pink flowers.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 88mm, ISO 800, f/16, 1/100″ exposure.