Friday, August 31, 2018
This morning in Huntington at 8:15AM it’s currently 54 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 54, barometric pressure 30.33” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 69, and the overnight low was 43.
Surface high pressure over Quebec this morning will provide fair conditions today with partly to mostly sunny skies and seasonal temperatures. Thereafter, gradually increasing heat and humidity is expected through the weekend into the early to mid part of next week. While widespread precipitation is not expected, isolated diurnal showers and thunderstorms are possible during the mid-day to afternoon hours each day from Sunday through Friday.
We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the lower 70s and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight then become mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with southeast winds around 10 mph.
Saturday should be mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with south winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 60s and south winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday’s looking partly sunny and humid with highs in the lower 80s and south winds around 10 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy and humid with lows in the upper 60s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 67 and a low of 45. We picked up 0.01″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are a low of 55° and a high of 75°.
The record low was 35° in 1976.
The record high was 88° in 1993.
Average rainfall for this date is: 0.13″
Length of day: 13:16:17
Today will be 2:55 shorter than yesterday.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 19.3 days old with 78% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
As summer begins to wind down, the earlier blooming black-eyed Susans have begun to go to seed.
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/500″ exposure.