Monday, August 7, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 7:35AM it’s currently 58 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 57, barometric pressure 30.05” and steady. We picked up 0.02” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 72, and the overnight low was 50.
Low pressure moving out of the Ohio River Valley will bring showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and into the night. We’ll get a brief from rain on Tuesday before more unsettled weather returns for the latter half of the week. After a coolish start temperatures will trend warmer throughout the week.
We’ll see partly sunny skies in the morning, becoming cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms this morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 70s with light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight will be cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with south winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 70%.
Tuesday should be partly sunny with a 30% chance of lingering showers. Highs will be in the lower 70s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night should be clear with lows in the lower 50s and southwest winds around 10 mph.
Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with a 40% chance of showers north. Highs will be in the mid 70s. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 78 and a low of 54. We picked up 0.03″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 60.
The record high was 95°F in 2001 (we had a high of 91).
The record low was 40°F in 1964.
Sunrise: 5:46 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:08 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 26m
Length of Day: 14h 22m
Tomorrow will be 2m34s shorter.
The Moon is the full “Sturgeon” moon (Northeast Native American)
15 days old with 100% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:08 PM EDT
Moonset: 5:32 AM EDT
Other names for this month’s full moon include: “Grain” (English), “Dispute” (Celtic), “Wyrt” (Medieval Wiccan), and “Lightning” (Neo-Pagan Wiccan).
About Today’s Photo:
Our yellow day lilies are popping.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 200, f/3.5, 1/3200″ exposure.