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Archive for May, 2012

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Narcissus blooming by the pond.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:50AM it’s currently 57 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 57, barometric pressure 29.78″ and rising. 24hr high was 78, low 48.

Forecast:

We’ll see partly sunny skies with a 20% chance of showers later in the day as a weak cold front moves through. Highs will be around 70 with northwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 40s and north winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.

Friday should be partly sunny with highs in the lower 70s and light and variable winds becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Friday night rain is likely as a low pressure system and associated warm front move in from the south. Lows will be in the mid 50s with southeast winds 15 to 20 mph and gusting up to 35 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.

Saturday should be rainy with highs in the lower 60s and south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 35 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. Saturday night rain is likely. Lows will be in the mid 40s. Chance of rain is 60%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 86 and a low of 54.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 73°F and lows of 50°F.
Record high was 90°F in 1944.
Record low was 25°F in 1961.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:11 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:28 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 28m
Length of Day: 15h 17m
Tomorrow will be 1m 22s longer.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 10d 12h old with 78% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:07 PM EDT
Moonset: 2:17 AM EDT


Wednesday, May 30, 2012

A bullfrog hanging out on the edge of the pond.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:30AM it’s currently 60 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 59, barometric pressure 29.68″ and rising. We picked up 0.64″ of rain in the past 24hrs. 24hr high was 86, low 59.

We seemed to have avoided the more violent storms here with rain, some lightning, and a few rumbles of thunder during the afternoon as the cold front moved through. Between 2PM and 3PM the temperature dropped from a muggy high of 86 to 74, and continued down into the evening. A refreshing cool off if you ask me…

Forecast:

High pressure building into the region today will bring us partly sunny skies with a slight chance of showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s and not as humid as yesterday with west winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 20%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows around 50 and light and variable winds.

Thursday should be partly sunny in the morning, then become mostly cloudy in the afternoon as a mid-level low pushes across southern Québec. There’s a 30% chance of showers–mostly to the north–and temps will be cooler with highs only in the upper 60s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 40s and north winds around 10 mph.

Friday’s looking partly sunny in the morning with increasing clouds during the day as warm air moves in from the south. Highs will be around 70 with light and variable winds. Friday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of rain. Lows will be in the lower 50s. At this point, rain is likely on Saturday and Sunday.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 79 and a low of 56. We picked up 0.89″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 73°F and lows of 50°F.
Record high was 92°F in 1929.
Record low was 28°F in 1961.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:11 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:27 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 26m
Length of Day: 15h 15m
Tomorrow will be 1m 24s longer.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 9d 10h old with 68% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:53 PM EDT
Moonset: 1:47 AM EDT

Looking at some rain totals from around the region, it seems like Middlebury won the prize!

Middlebury: 2.26″
St. Johnsbury: 2.05″
Burlington: 0.49″
St. Albans: 0.86″


Tuesday, May 29, 2012

White rhododendron flowing by the side of the house.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:25AM it’s currently a sultry and rumbly 69 degrees under overcast skies. It’s raining lightly. Winds are out of the south at 0-4 mph. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 69, barometric pressure 29.72″ and steady. 24hr high was 83, low 64.

Forecast:

The warm front that brought in moist, humid air yesterday is currently moving slowly along the Canadian border. A cold front approaching from the west will interact with this front to spark showers and thunderstorms throughout the area today, mainly this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce damaging winds, hail and heavy rainfall. Highs will be in the lower 80s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Showers and thunderstorms will continue into the evening with the possibility of severe storms until midnight. Lows will be around 60 with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.

A cold front will move into the area Wednesday delivering partly sunny skies with highs in the upper 70s and southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming westerly in the afternoon. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 40s and west winds around 10 mph.

Thursday’s looking mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. Highs will be in the upper 60s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Thursday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 40s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 81 and low of 62. We picked up 0.14″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 72°F and lows of 50°F.
Record high was 89°F in 1978.
Record low was 34°F in 1970.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:12 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:26 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 25m
Length of Day: 15h 14m
Tomorrow will be 1m 28s longer.

Moon is waxing gibbous, 8d 11h old with 57% illumination (yesterday was first quarter–missed that–sorry!)
Moonrise: 1:41 PM EDT
Moonset: 1:19 AM EDT


Monday, May 28, 2012

Morning dew on lupin leaves by the pond.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 51 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 51, barometric pressure 29.98″ and rising. 24hr high was 76, low 48.

Forecast:

This morning’s sunshine will give way to clouds and a chance of showers and thunderstorms later this afternoon as a warm front lifts into the region. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 40%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds, becoming southeasterly around 10 mph after midnight. Chance of rain is 50%.

Tuesday should be mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the afternoon as a cold front moves in from the west. Some thunderstorms may produce damaging winds and hail. Highs will be in the lower 80s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Showers and thunderstorms will continue into Tuesday night. Lows will be in the lower 60s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.

Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with a 50% chance of showers–mainly to the east of us–as high pressure builds in. Highs will be in the mid 70s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 80 and a low of 51. We picked up 0.72″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 72°F and lows of 49°F.
Record high was 92°F in 1978.
Record low was 30°F in 1961.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:13 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:26 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 23m
Length of Day: 15h 12m
Tomorrow will be 1m 32s longer.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 7d 10h old with 46% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:31 PM EDT
Moonset: 12:51 AM EDT

The veery is singing in the wood this morning. I just love its reedy flute-like song…


Sunday, May 27, 2012

Like a tiny white firework, a dandelion seed head ready to blow away…

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 8:45AM it’s currently 63 degrees under mostly sunny skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 75%, dewpoint 56, barometric pressure 30.16″ and steady. 24hr high was 79, low 46.

Forecast:

High pressure currently cresting over the region will move off to the east today to be followed by a slow-moving warm front and associated moisture. We’ll see partly sunny skies early in the day followed by increasing cloudiness. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds. Tonight should bring overcast skies with a chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms until midnight.. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 40%.

Memorial Day should be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 40%. Monday night should be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the upper 50s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%.

Showers and thunderstorms will continue into Tuesday. Highs will be in the upper 70s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tuesday night showers and thunderstorms are again likely as a cold front moves into the region from the west. Lows will be in the upper 50s. Chance of rain is 70%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 70 and a low of 57. We picked up 1.82″ of rain (!)

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 72°F and lows of 49°F.
Record high was 91°F in 1944.
Record low was 28°F in 1969.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:13 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:25 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 21m
Length of Day: 15h 11m
Tomorrow will be 1m 35s longer.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 6d 13h old with 36% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:24 AM EDT
Moonset: 12:23 AM EDT


Saturday, May 26, 2012

A poppy blooming in our backyard garden.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 8:15AM it’s currently 67 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 86%, dewpoint 63, barometric pressure 30.07″ and rising. 24hr high was 77, low 62.

Forecast:

High pressure currently pushing into the region will give us dry and sunny weather for the first part of the Memorial Day weekend. We’ll see partly sunny skies this morning followed by clearing skies later in the day. Highs will be in the mid 70s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be clear with lows in the upper 40s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph until midnight becoming light and variable.

Sunday should start out partly sunny in the morning then become mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon as a warm front heads our way from the southwest. Highs will be in the upper 60s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 30%. Sunday night should be cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 50%.

Memorial Day should be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 40%. Monday night showers and thunderstorms are likely. Lows will be in the upper 50s. Chance of rain is 60%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 85 and a low of 50. We picked up 0.03″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 72°F and lows of 49°F.
Record high was 92°F in 2010 (we had a high of 88).
Record low was 32°F in 1969.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:14 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:24 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 19m
Length of Day: 15h 09m
Tomorrow will be 1m 38s longer.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 5d, 12h old with 26% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:18 AM EDT
No Moon Set


Friday, May 25, 2012

An eastern Tiger Swallowtail is another critter that enjoys our flowing buckeye tree.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:20AM it’s currently a balmy 66 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the south at 2-6 mph. Relative humidity is 83%, dewpoint 61, barometric pressure 30.13″ and steady. 24hr high was 80, low 62.

Forecast:

Lingering Atlantic moisture will give us mostly cloudy skies this morning, then partly sunny skies with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon as a cold front moves in from the Great Lakes. Highs will be in the upper 70s with south winds 10 to 15 mph and gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 20%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the mid 50s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph until midnight. Chance of rain is 40%.

Drier air moves in Saturday bringing mostly sunny skies. Highs will be in the upper 70s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 50s and north winds around 10 mph.

A warm front will begin to move into the region Sunday bringing mostly cloudy skies with a chance of showers. Highs will be in the lower 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 50%. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows will be in the lower 50s. Chance of rain is 50%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 72 and a low of 45.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 71°F and lows of 48°F.
Record high was 91°F in 1946.
Record low was 28°F in 1956.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:15 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:23 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 17m
Length of Day: 15h 07m
Tomorrow will be 1m 42s longer.

The Moon is a waxing crescent (and lovely at that!) 4d 10h old with 18% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:14 AM EDT
Moonset: 11:52 PM EDT