Thursday, August 30, 2018
This morning in Huntington at 8:20AM it’s currently 60 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 59, barometric pressure 30.03” and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.34” of rain in the past 2hrs. Yesterday’s high was a sizzling 91, and the overnight low was 60.
Much cooler and drier weather will prevail through the end of the week as high pressure builds across the region. A few showers will linger early this morning, but overall we should see a mix of sun and clouds today. Highs today and Friday will mostly be in the 70s, with overnight lows in the 40s to lower 50s. Temperatures will warm a bit heading into the weekend with chances of showers increasing towards Sunday.
We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a 30% chance of showers this morning, then partly sunny skies this afternoon. Highs will be around 70 with north winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be mostly clear with lows around 50 and north winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Friday should be mostly sunny with highs in the lower 70s and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s and southeast winds around 10 mph.
Saturday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the mid 70s and south winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 74 and a low of 46.
Burlington averages for this date are a low of 56° and a high of 77°
The record low was 39° in 1965.
The record high was 93° in 1991.
Average rainfall for this date is: 0.11″
Length of day: 13:19:13
Today will be 2:55 shorter than yesterday.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 18.3 days old with 86% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
After the first round of showers swung through yesterday afternoon, and the temperature dropped (mercifully!) we were treated to a lovely sunset.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 17mm, ISO 800, f/8, 1/15″ exposure.