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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Black knapweed along the Lamoille River

Brown knapweed along the Lamoille River

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:40AM it’s currently 51 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 51, barometric pressure 30.04” and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.03” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 79, and the overnight low was 50.

Forecast:

High pressure will build overhead today and remain over region into Saturday. We’ll see mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid 70s and west winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be clear with lows around 50 and light and variable winds.

Friday should be sunny with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. Friday night should be clear with lows in the mid 50s and light and variable winds.

Saturday’s looking mostly sunny with highs in the lower 80s and south winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers as the next weather maker approaches the region. Lows will be in the lower 60s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 80 and a low of 64.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record High was 96°F in 1911.
The record low was 45°F in 1942.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:17 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:36 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 30m
Length of Day: 15h 18m
Tomorrow will be 1m 21s shorter.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 13d 2h old with 94% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:44 PM EDT
Moonset: 3:29 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Brown knapweed sports an almost thistle-like flower, but the stem lacks the spines. It grows prolifically in fields and along roadways. This bunch was along the Lamoille River in Jeffersonville.

Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 75mm, ISO 1000, f/4, 1/1600″ exposure.

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2 responses

  1. Soft stars of summer!

    July 10, 2014 at 7:56 am

    • They remind me a bit of the neighbor’s fireworks on the Fourth!

      July 11, 2014 at 6:31 am

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