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Friday, April 11, 2014

Dried Queen Ann's Lace emerges from the snow

Dried Queen Ann’s Lace emerges from the snow

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:40AM it’s currently 40 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 94%, dewpoint 39, barometric pressure 29.90” and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.02” of rain overnight. We are finally down to bare ground at the snow stake. Yesterday’s high was a lovely 60, and the overnight low was 40.

Forecast:

The cold front that pushed through the region this morning and is now just to our east will give way to high pressure later today and into Saturday. We’ll see partly sunny skies with a chance of rain this morning. Highs will be in the mid 50s with southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming northwesterly this afternoon. Chance of rain is 40%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 30s and light and variable winds.

Saturday should be mostly sunny with highs in the lower 60s and south winds around 10 mph, becoming westerly in the afternoon. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 40s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 40 mph.

A cold front and associated low pressure will move through the region Sunday bringing cloudy skies with a 50% chance of showers and maybe a rumble of thunder in the morning. Highs will be in the mid 60s with south winds 10 to 15 mph and gusting up to 40 mph. Sunday night should be mostly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 40 and a low of 30. We picked up 0.06″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 53°F and lows of 33°F.
Record high was 84°F in 1945.
Record low was 12°F in 1974.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:15 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:31 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 16m
Length of Day: 13h 16m
Tomorrow will be 2m 58s longer.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 11d 18h old with 85% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:02 PM EDT
Moonset: 4:17 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The snow has finally lost its grip here with only a few piles here and there in shaded northern aspects or where it was packed over the winter. This Queen Ann’s Lace head emerged from its winter entombment the other day.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 400, f/11, 1/640″ exposure

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2 responses

  1. Marcia Liotard

    Our Woodcock has finally returned to our fields now that most of the snow is gone. I can see the tips of my day lilies in several spots. I guess spring has come.

    April 11, 2014 at 10:44 am

    • Yup, seeing the day lilies here too along with the stalwart bluebirds and tree swallows. Feels great!

      April 12, 2014 at 3:57 pm

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