Wednesday, August 2, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 7:25AM it’s currently 61 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 60, barometric pressure 30.05” and rising slowly. Yesterday’s high was 83, and the overnight low was 55.
An active weather pattern will return to the region as a surface trough triggers scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and again on Thursday. A more organized low pressure system will move out of the Great Lake on Friday bringing more rain and thunderstorms into the weekend.
We’ll see sunny this morning, then partly sunny skies with isolated showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 80s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 20%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms until midnight, then isolated showers after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 30%.
Thursday should be partly sunny with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 80s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 30%. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms showers. Lows will be in the upper 60s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 30%.
Friday should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the mid 80s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Friday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the upper 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 81 and a low of 55. We picked up 0.40″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 99°F in 1975.
The record low was 44°F in 1953.
Sunrise: 5:40 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:15 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 40m
Length of Day: 14h 34m
Tomorrow will be 2m24s shorter.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 9.8 days old with 74% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:20 PM EDT
Moonset: 1:30 AM EDT