Sunday, August 6, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently a cool 54 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the northwest at 0-3 mph. Relative humidity is 77%, dewpoint a comfortable 50, barometric pressure 29.96” and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.53” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 79, and the overnight low was 53.
We’ve got a lovely, albeit a bit cool and breezy day on tap courtesy of high pressure which is building into the region. Low pressure moving out of the Ohio River Vally Monday will bring another round of showers and isolated thunderstorms, followed by dry weather again for Tuesday.
We’ll see partly sunny skies today with highs in the lower 70s and northwest winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 50s and west winds 10 to 15 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Monday should be cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 60s with light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 70%. Monday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the mid 50s with northeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Tuesday’s looking partly sunny with a 50% chance of lingering showers. Highs will be around 70 with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night shoud be mostly clear as high pressure builds in. Lows will be in the lower 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 82 and a low of 66. We picked up 0.11″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 60.
The record high was 93°F in 1931.
The record low was 44°F in 1964.
Sunrise: 5:45 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:09 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 29m
Length of Day: 14h 24m
Tomorrow will be 2m31s shorter.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 13.4 days old with 98% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:30 PM EDT
Moonset: 4:34 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Robin planted a variety of tiger lilies in a flower bed along Fargo Brook in our back yard. They’re in bursting full bloom right now and quite spectacular (as well as fragrant!)
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/8, 1/250″ exposure.