Sunday, June 17, 2018
This morning in Huntington at 8:40AM it’s currently 67 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 82%, dewpoint 62, barometric pressure 30.08” and rising slowly. Yesterday’s high was 81, and the overnight low was 49.
Scattered clouds and warm temperatures rising well into the upper 80s will prevail today. Dewpoints will increase this evening and overnight, making for a muggy night. The hot and humid conditions will continue right into Monday, which may be a few degrees hotter than today. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms will impact the region from late tonight through Monday evening as a slow moving cold front crosses the region. Any showers that develop will have the potential to produce heavy rainfall with some isolated gusty winds. Cooler and drier air will follow behind the cold front and bringing more comfortable weather through the middle of the week.
We’ll see mostly sunny skies today with a high near 88 and calm winds becoming southwesterly 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a low around 68 and south winds 9 to 11 mph.
Monday showers and thunderstorms are likely mainly after 1:00PM. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. It’ll be partly sunny, humid, and hot with a high near 90 and southwest winds at 11 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70% with rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Monday night showers and thunderstorms are likely before 1:00AM, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Lows will be around 62 with west winds 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80% with rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday’s looking mostly sunny with a high near 75 and northwest winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night should be mostly clear with a low around 53 and light and variable winds.
Last year on this date we had a high of 55 and a low of 39. We picked up 0.11″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are a high of 77 and lows of 56.
The record high was 96°F in 1994.
The record low was 42°F in 1925.
Length of Visible Light: 16h 44m
Length of Day: 15h 31m
Tomorrow will be 0 minutes 15 seconds longer
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 4 days old with 17% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
We have a spreading host of poppies in our back garden that have made their brief and vibrant appearance. This photo was taken a couple days ago, and already most of the blooms have gone bye. I like how this photo shows the crinkled nature of the petals.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 400, f/13, 1/250″ exposure.