Monday, July 31, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently 59 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 59, barometric pressure 30.03” and steady. Yesterday’s high was 79, and the overnight low was 51.
A surface cold front will drop down from Ontario and Québec this afternoon bringing chances of showers and thunderstorms later this afternoon and into the evening hours. High pressure will clear things out into Wednesday night before low pressure moving out of the Great Lakes brings more showers and thunderstorms Thursday into the weekend. Temperatures and humidity will also increase ahead of the low.
We’ll see partly sunny skies today with scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 80s with light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 30%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms until midnight, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall until midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 30%.
Tuesday should be be mostly sunny with highs around 80 and light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday night should be clear with lows in the upper 50s and light and variable winds.
Wednesday’s looking mostly sunny with a 30% chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 80s with 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 78 and a low of 49.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 96°F in 1999.
The record low was 42°F in 1964.
Sunrise: 5:38 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:17 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 45m
Length of Day: 14h 39m
Tomorrow will be 2m20s shorter.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 8 days old with 56% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:27 PM EDT
Moonset: 12:24 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
There’s a family of house wrens in one of our bluebird boxes in the front field. This little guy had a mouthful of earwig and was waiting for me to go away (while scolding me the whole time) before returning to the box to feed its brood.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 100-300mm lens @ 300mm, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/2500″ exposure.