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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Frosted white asters in the front field yesterday morning.

Frosted white asters in the front field yesterday morning.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:50AM it’s currently a balmy 54 degrees under overcast skies. Wind are out of the southwest at 3-5 mph. Relative humidity is 82%, dewpoint 49, barometric pressure 30.19” and falling. Yesterday’s high was 59, and the overnight low was 38.

Forecast:

High pressure departing off the New England coast will bring mild, dry and gusty conditions to the region today. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies this morning, then partly sunny skies later in the day. Highs will be in the upper 60s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 35 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy and mild with lows in the upper 50s and south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph.

Sunday should start out partly sunny with a chance of showers in the morning, then become mostly cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon as a cold front and associated low pressure move in. Highs will be in the lower 70s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Sunday night should bring occasional showers. Lows will be in the mid 50s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 90%.

Showers will linger into Monday with mostly cloudy skies and highs in the mid 50s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 40s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 79 and a low of 45.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 69 and lows of 49.
The record high was 89°F in 1946.
The record low was 29°F in 1929.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:36 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:53 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 14m
Length of Day: 12h 16m
Tomorrow will be 3m 3s shorter.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 25d 21h old with 12% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:07 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:00 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Yesterday’s frost lay thick and heavy on the flat-topped white asters in our front field. They appear almost glass-like in the morning sun.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/16, 1/200″ exposure.

Friday, September 19, 2014

A frosted dandelion on the volleyball court

A frosted dandelion on the volleyball court

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:15AM it’s currently a brisk 28 degrees under clear skies. Jupiter and the moon are shining brightly in the east. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 27, barometric pressure 30.36” and rising rapidly. We have a thorough coating of frost on the ground this morning. Yesterday’s high was 53, and the overnight low was 28.

Forecast:

This morning’s chilly and frosty start is courtesy of a large area of Canadian high pressure currently building into the region. We’ll see sunny skies today with below normal temperature with highs only in the mid 50s with light and variable winds. Tonight should be clear and not as cold with lows in the lower 40s and south winds 10 to 15 mph.

Temperatures will rebound somewhat on Saturday as the departing high puts us into a gusty southerly airflow. We’ll see partly sunny skies in the morning, then mostly cloudy skies later in the day. Highs will be in the mid 60s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Saturday night should be mostly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s and south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph.

A cold front and associated low pressure will cross the region Sunday bringing showers. Highs will be in the lower 70s with south winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Showers will continue into Sunday night with lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain is 60%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 76 and a low of 42.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 69 and lows of 50.
The record high was 85°F in 1946.
The record low was 32°F in 1959.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:35 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:55 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 17m
Length of Day: 12h 19m
Tomorrow will be 3m 2s shorter.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 24d 20h old with 20% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:10 AM EDT
Moonset: 4:28 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

I posted this shot on my photography blog yesterday, but couldn’t resist posting it here as well. (Sorry for the duplication for those of you who subscribe to both—and thanks if you do!) The fine crystals on the delicate “parachutes” are really striking.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/18, 1/60″ exposure.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

A spider web holds tiny frozen drops of dew

A spider web holds tiny frozen drops of dew

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:55AM it’s currently 50 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 50, barometric pressure 29.96” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 66, and the overnight low was 46.

There is a Freeze Warning in in effect for our region from 1:00AM tonight until 8:00AM tomorrow morning.

Forecast:

A cold front will drop south across the region this morning bringing a period of cloudy conditions along with a 20% chance of a few light showers or sprinkles. Winds will turn northerly behind the front resulting in fall-like afternoon temperatures and chilly night with widespread frost expected. We’ll see mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers this morning, then partly sunny skies this afternoon. Temperatures will struggle to make it into the mid 50s this afternoon with northwest winds blowing at around 10 mph. Tonight will be clear and cold with lows around 30 and north winds 10 to 15 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.

High pressure will build in Friday, and we’ll start out with widespread areas of frost in the morning. It’ll be sunny and unseasonably cool with highs only in the mid 50s and light and variable winds. Friday night should be clear and not as cold as we’ll be in a southerly airflow behind the departing high. Overnight lows will be in the lower 40s and south winds 10 to 15 mph.

A warm front will move across the region Saturday bringing mostly cloudy skies with highs in the mid 60s and south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Saturday night should be mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 70 and a low of 37.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 70 and lows of 50.
The record high was 87°F in 1946.
The record low was 34°F in 1922.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:34 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:56 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 20m
Length of Day: 12h 22m
Tomorrow will be 3m 2s shorter.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 23d 21h old with 28% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:15 AM EDT
Moonset: 3:54 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

This spider’s web held tiny dewdrops that had frozen in the morning frost. The drops look almost like tiny eggs…

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/8, 1/80″ exposure.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Jerusalem artichoke blooming down near East Middlebury

Jerusalem artichoke blooming down near East Middlebury

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:30AM it’s currently 39 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 39, barometric pressure 30.00”. We picked up an additional 0.03” of rain yesterday morning. Yesterday’s high was 64, and the overnight low was 39.

Forecast:

High pressure will deliver a mostly sunny day today with seasonably cool highs in the mid 60s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then become mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight as a reinforcing cold front sags southward out of Canada. Lows will be in the lower 40s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 20%.

Thursday should start off mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning, then become partly sunny in the afternoon as high pressure builds back in. Highs will only be in the lower 50s—a good 10 to 15 degrees below seasonal averages—with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Thursday night should be clear and cold with lows around 30 and north winds 10 to 15 mph. Expect widespread frost and a hard freeze overnight.

Friday’s looking sunny and cool with highs only in the mid 50s to around 60 with light and variable winds. Friday night should be mostly clear and not as cold with lows in the lower 40s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 61 and a low of 31. We picked up 0.06″ of rain and had our first frost of 2013.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 70 and lows of 50.
The record high was 84°F in 1946.
The record low was 34°F in 1961.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:33 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:58 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 23m
Length of Day: 12h 25m
Tomorrow will be 3m 1s shorter.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 22d 20h old with 37% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:21 AM EDT
Moonset: 3:15 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

I came across this crop of Jerusalem artichoke blooming along the edge of a corn field down near East Middlebury the other day. A bright blast of yellow on an otherwise gray and rainy day…

Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 400, f/2.8, 1/2500″ exposure.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Yesterday morning's frost

Yesterday morning’s frost

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:45AM it’s currently 49 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 48, barometric pressure 30.01”. We’ve picked up 0.07” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 64, and the overnight low was 49.

Forecast:

This morning’s showers should taper off by midday as the short wave trough responsible for them moves east of the region. We’ll see cloudy skies with occasional showers, mainly this morning. Highs will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 80%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 40s and west winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.

High pressure will build in Wednesday bringing partly sunny with highs in the lower 60s and light and variable winds. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy as a weak trough skirts to our north followed by a reinforcing Canadian cold front. Lows will be in the lower 40s with light and variable winds.

Thursday’s looking partly sunny and chilly with highs only in the lower 50s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusting to 25 mph. Thursday night should be clear and cold with widespread areas of frost. Lows will be around 30.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 53 and a low of 34. We picked up 0.24″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 70 and lows of 51.
The record high was 92°F in 1939.
The record low was 30°F in 1964.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:32 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:00 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 26m
Length of Day: 12h 28m
Tomorrow will be 3m 2s shorter.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 21d 20h old with 46% illumination.
No Moon Rise
Moonset: 2:31 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Yesterday morning brought our first frost of the season—more or less right on schedule—and the grasses out by the volleyball court had a nice coating of crystals. More frost in the forecast!

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/160″ exposure.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Bright red Jack-in-the-pulpit berries along East Street.

Bright red Jack-in-the-pulpit berries along East Street.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently a chilly 31 degrees under clear skies. We have a light-to-moderate frost out in our front field. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 31, barometric pressure 30.25” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 54, and the overnight low was 31.

Forecast:

High pressure currently cresting over our region will deliver a mostly sunny day today. It will be warmer (albeit still 5-10 degrees below seasonable norms) with highs around 61F with light and variable winds. An upper level shortwave disturbance will move across the region tonight bringing cloudy skies with occasional showers overnight. Low will be around 48F with light and variable wind. Chance of rain is 70%.

Tuesday should start out with rain showers early followed by some sunshine later in the day as high pressure builds back in. High will be near 60F with west winds at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tuesday night should be clear skies with lows around 42F and light and variable winds.

Wednesday should be partly sunny with high around 63F and west wind at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with low near 45F and light and variable winds.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 65 and a low of 38. We picked up 0.05″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 71 and lows of 51.
The record high was 92°F in 1915.
The record low was 30°F in 1913.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:31 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:02 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 29m
Length of Day: 12h 31m
Tomorrow will be 3m 2s shorter.

The Moon is in its last quarter, 20d 20h old with 56% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:30 PM EDT
Moonset: 1:42 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

These vibrant red Jack-in-the-pulpit berries really caught my eye along East Street the other day.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1600, f/10, 1/25″ exposure.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Bright red false Solomon's Seal berries

Bright red false Solomon’s Seal berries

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:40AM it’s currently 47 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the SE at 0-3 mph. Relative humidity is 90%, dewpoint 44, barometric pressure 30.12” and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.24” or rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 73, and the overnight low was 47.

Forecast:

High pressure is currently building into the region and will deliver a mostly sunny albeit cool day today. Highs will be in the low 60s with winds out of the northwest at 5 to 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with low in the lower 40s and light and variable winds.

Saturday should start out partly cloudy early followed by increasing clouds with showers developing later in the day as a cold front swings through the region. It’ll be on the cool side with highs only around 59F and southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. Saturday night should be cloudy with showers. Lows will be around 46F with west-southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.

Sunday should start out cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late as high pressure builds back in following the departing cold front. High will be around 58F with north-northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Sunday night should be mostly clear with lows near 40F and light and variable winds.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 78 and a low of 64. We picked up 0.90″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 72 and lows of 52.
The record high was 90°F in 1947.
The record low was 37°F in 1946.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:27 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:08 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 39m
Length of Day: 12h 40m
Tomorrow will be 3m 1s shorter.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 17d 20h old with 85% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:16 PM EDT
Moonset: 10:37 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Bright ruby red false Solomon’s Seal berries festoon their fading plant along East Street.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1600, f/10, 1/20″ exposure.

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