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Archive for June, 2011

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Intensely intricate and colorful Hens & Chicks flowering in our back garden.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:45am it’s currently 56 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 55, barometric pressure 29.85″ and rising. We picked up 0.43″ of rain in the past 24hrs. 24hr high was 72, low 55.

Forecast:

The forecast for today calls for mostly cloudy skies with a chance of showers mainly this afternoon. It’ll be on the cool side with highs ony in the upper 60s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Tonight should remain cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 50s with northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight becoming light and variable.

Friday’s looking mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly sunny. There’s a 40% chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds becoming northwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Friday night should bring clear skies with lows in the mid 50s and west winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday’s looking mostly sunny and warmer with highs in the lower 80s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 60s. Chance of rain is 40%.

Sunday look for partly sunny skies with a chance of showers. Highs will be in the lower 80s. Chance of rain is 40%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 67 and a low of 48. We picked up 0.11″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of  80 and lows of 58.
Record high was 93 in 1964.
Record low was 42 in 1936.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:11 AM
Sunset: 8:39 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 41m
Length of Day: 15h 28m
Tomorrow will be 0m 41s shorter.

The moon is a waning crescent, 28d 13h old with 1% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:22 AM
Moonset: 8:10 PM


Wednesday, June 29, 2011

A small bee visits freshly blooming milkweed in our front field.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:30am it’s currently 59 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 58, barometric pressure 29.75″ and rising. 24hr high was 79, low 58.

Forecast:

The forecast for today calls for partly sunny skies this morning then becoming mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Highs will be in the lower 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 50s with west winds around 10 mph until midnight becoming light and variable.

Thursday look for partly sunny skies in the morning then mostly cloudy skies in the afternoon. There’s a 30% chance of showers. It’ll be cooler with highs only in the upper 60s and west winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 50s with west winds around 10 mph.

Friday’s looking partly sunny with a 30% chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 70s with west winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 50s.

Saturday’s looking mostly clear and warmer with highs in the mid 80s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 75 and a low of 53. We picked up 0.05″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 79 and lows of 58.
Record high was 96 in 1946.
Record low was 37 in 1919.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:10 AM
Sunset: 8:40 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 42m
Length of Day: 15h 29m
Tomorrow will be 0m 36s shorter.

The moon is a waning crescent, 27d 13h old with 4% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:27 AM
Moonset: 7:20 PM


Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Peek-a-boo! This painted turtle was hanging out next to our pond yesterday morning.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:50am it’s currently 57 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 56, barometric pressure 29.89″. 24hr high was a lovely 82, low 53.

Forecast:

The forecast for today calls for partly sunny skies with a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon as a cold front moves in. Highs will be in the lower 80s with light and variable winds becoming southerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 40%. Tonight showers and thunderstorms are likely. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Wednesday look for mostly cloudy skies with a 40% chance of showers. Highs will be in the lower 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. Lows will be in the lower 50s with west winds around 10 mph.

Thursday’s looking partly sunny. Highs will be in the lower 70s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be mostly clear with lows in the mid 50s.

Friday should be mostly clear with highs in the lower 70s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 81 and a low of 65. We picked up 0.58″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 79 and lows of  58.
Record high was 95 in 1991.
Record low was 43 in 1927.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:10 AM
Sunset: 8:40 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 43m
Length of Day: 15h 29m
Tomorrow will be 0m 32s shorter.

The moon is a waning crescent, 26d 13h old with 9% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:41 AM
Moonset: 6:24 PM


Monday, June 27, 2011: Sun!

This large snapping turtle was waiting to cross the Main Road by the Audubon Center yesterday. I hope he (she?) made it across safely!

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:25am it’s currently 52 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 51, barometric pressure 30.02″ and rising we picked up 0.52″ of rain in the past 24hrs. 24hr high was 73, low 51.

Forecast:

The forecast for today calls for mostly sunny and warmer with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be clear. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds becoming southeasterly around 10 mph after midnight.

Tuesday should start off mostly sunny with highs in the lower 80s and south winds 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night showers and thunderstorms will move in as a cold front currently entering the Ohio River valley pushes into the area. Lows will be in the mid 60s with southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.

Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the lower 70s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 77 and a low of 56. We picked up 0.30″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of  79 and lows of 58.
Record high was 96 in 2007 (we had a high of 92).
Record low was 44 in 1927.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:09 AM
Sunset: 8:40 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 43m
Length of Day: 15h 30m
Tomorrow will be 0m 28s shorter.

The moon is a waning crescent, 25d 13h old with 16% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:02 AM
Moonset: 5:24 PM


Sunday, June 26, 2011

Mouse ear blooming along Delfrate Road.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 8:05am it’s currently 63 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 62, barometric pressure 29.83″ and rising. We picked up a soaking 1.09″ of rain in the past 24hrs–some pretty heavy downpours last night! 24hr high was 74, low 60.

Forecast:

The forecast for today calls for cloudy skies with scattered showers. Highs will be in the lower 70s with light and variable winds becoming westerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 40%. Tonight should bring partly cloudy skies with isolated showers until midnight then mostly clear after midnight with areas of fog. Lows will be in the lower 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 20%.

Monday we’ll have areas of fog in the morning. It’ll be sunny and warmer with highs around 80 and light and variable winds. Monday night should be clear. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds.

Tuesday showers and thunderstorms will return. We’ll have highs in the lower 80s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. Showers should persist into Wednesday, but it’s looking like later in the week we’ll have some sunny skies and moderate temps into the weekend.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 66 and a low of 55.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of  79 and lows of 57.
Record high was 96 in 2007 (we had a high of 91).
Record low was 41 in 1979.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:09 AM
Sunset: 8:40 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 44m
Length of Day: 15h 30m
Tomorrow will be 0m 24s shorter.

The moon is a waning crescent, 24d 15h old with 23% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:30 AM
Moonset: 4:22 PM


Saturday, June 25, 2011

Yarrow blooming along Delfrate Road.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 8:35am it’s currently 60 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 82%, dewpoint 55, barometric pressure 29.73″ and rising slowly. We picked up 0.21″ of rain in the past 24hrs. 24hr high was 64, low 57.

Forecast:

The forecast for today calls for numerous showers this morning, then occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. It’ll be well below seasonal norms with highs only in the upper 60s with south winds around 10 mph this morning becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 80%. Tonight will be cloudy with occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms until midnight, then scattered showers after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 80%.

Sunday will bring partly sunny skies as the unsettled weather we’re currently “enjoying” will finally move out. Highs will be in the lower 70s with light and variable winds becoming northwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Sunday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 50s with light and variable winds.

Monday looking mostly sunny and warmer with highs around 80 and light and variable winds. Monday night should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 50s.

Tuesday should be partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the lower 80s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 79 and a low of 50. We picked up 0.78″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of  79  and lows of 57.
Record high was 94 in 1995.
Record low was 39 in 1979.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:09 AM
Sunset: 8:40 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 44m
Length of Day: 15h 31m
Tomorrow will be 0m 19s shorter.

The moon is a waning crescent, 23d 15h old with 31% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:03 AM
Moonset: 3:20 PM


Friday, June 24, 2011

Clintonia (blue-bead lily) blooming along the Burrows Trail on Camel's Hump.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 8:45am (sorry, late night last night…) it’s currently 60 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the southeast at 0-4mph. Relative humidity is 84%, dewpoint 55, barometric pressure 29.70″ and steady. We picked up 0.50″ of rain in the past 24hrs. 24hr high was 70, low 58.

Forecast:

The forecast for today calls for showers with highs in the mid 60s and south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Showers will continue into tonight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.

Saturday will bring more showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Highs will be around 70 with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Saturday night showers are likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 60%.

Sunday should bring a break from the rain with partly sunny skies and highs in the lower 70s with light and variable winds. Sunday night should be clear and cool with lows in the upper 40s.

Monday’s looking clear with highs around 80.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 78 and a low of 63. We picked up 0.21″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 78 and lows of 57.
Record high was 96 in 2003 (we had a high of 86).
Record low was 40 in 1988.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:08 AM
Sunset: 8:40 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 44m
Length of Day: 15h 31m
Tomorrow will be 0m 15s shorter.

The moon is a waning crescent, 22d 15h old with 40% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:39 AM
Moonset: 2:19 PM