Wednesday, August 9, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 7:25AM it’s currently 56 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 55, barometric pressure 30.09” and rising slowly. Yesterday’s high was 76, and the overnight low was 50.
A weak cold front approaching from southeastern Ontario and Québec will spark a few showers or a thunderstorm this afternoon. Otherwise, skies will be partly to mostly sunny for most of the day, with highs generally in the upper 70s to
lower 80s. We’ll see a gradual warming trend into Thursday and Friday, with highs reaching the low to mid 80s in most locations. A stray shower or thunderstorm will be possible both Thursday and Friday afternoon. A slow moving low pressure system approaching from the Great Lakes on Saturday will bring a more widespread threat of showers and thunderstorms going into the weekend.
We’ll see partly sunny skies today with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming westerly this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers until midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s with west winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Thursday should be partly sunny with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 80s with light and variable winds. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 60 and light and variable winds.
Friday’s looking partly sunny with highs around 80 and south winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers as the aforementioned low starts to move in. Lows will be in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 85 and a low of 49.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 60.
The record high was 99°F in 2001 (we had a high of 91).
The record low was 44°F in 1922.
Sunrise: 5:48 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:05 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 21m
Length of Day: 14h 17m
Tomorrow will be 2m36s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 16.2 days old with 97% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:14 PM EDT
Moonset: 7:36 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Spider web strands hold beads of dew like stings of pearls. The drops cling to the sticky material that spiders place at intervals along their webs to capture prey.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 640, f/8, 1/1000″ exposure