Monday, July 9, 2018
This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 61 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 61, barometric pressure 30.15” and steady. Yesterday’s high was 85, and the overnight low was 52.
High pressure both at the surface and aloft will continue to provide the region with clear skies and warming temperatures through this evening. A weak cold front will bring scattered showers and thunderstorms on Tuesday before cooler air returns for midweek.
We’ll see sunny skies today with a high near 88 with light and variable winds becoming southerly 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Tonight should bring increasing clouds with a low around 64 and south winds 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday should bring a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10:00AM. It’ll be partly cloudy with a high near 82 and southwest winds 5 to 8 mph becoming northwesterly in the afternoon. Rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected, except higher amounts are possible in thunderstorms. Tuesday night should be mostly clear with a low around 52 and north winds around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday’s looking sunny with a high near 78 and calm winds becoming northerly 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Wednesday night should be mostly clear with a low around 53 and light north winds.
Last year on this date we had a high of 77 and a low of 53. We picked up 1.22″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are a high of 81° and a low of 60°.
The record low was 44° in 1969.
The record high was 97° in 1988.
Length of day: 15:19:55
Today will be 1:13 shorter than yesterday.
The moon is a waning crescent, 25.2 days old with 20% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
Daisy fleabane is in bloom this time of year in fields. It attracts a wide range of pollenators like this flesh fly.
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/10, 1/400″ exposure.