Monday, August 6, 2018
This morning in Huntington at 7:45AM it’s currently 71 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 71, barometric pressure 30.02” and steady. Yesterday’s high was 89.5, and the overnight low was 63.
We’ve got a steamy one on tap for today. Hot and humid conditions will continue with temperatures bumping into the low 90s in valley locations along with dewpoints in the mid 70s. It’ll be muggy tonight as low temperatures will remain in the mid 60s to lower 70s. A cold front will track through the region Tuesday bringing showers and the the possibility for strong to possibly severe storms. Behind the frontal system we’ll see a return to a more comfortable airmass with dry conditions and highs in the low 80s and lows at night in the 50s to low 60s heading towards the weekend.
We’ll see mostly sunny skies today. It’ll be hot and humid with highs around 90 and southwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then clearing. It’ll be humid with lows in the upper 60s and southwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Tuesday should be partly sunny in the morning, then become mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms and showers likely in the afternoon. It’ll be humid with highs in the mid 80s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tuesday night showers are likely with a chance of thunderstorms. It’ll be humid with lows in the mid 60s and light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 70%.
Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms. It’ll be humid with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 72 and a low of 53. We picked up 0.53″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are a low of 60° and a high of 81°.
The record low was 44° in 1964.
The record high was 93° in 1947 (might see this one eclipsed today…)
Length of day: 14:25:12
Today will be 2:29 shorter than yesterday.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 23.7 days old with 33.5% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
A twist of wild grape vines along East Street. I like the contrast in colors…
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/320″ exposure.