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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Coltsfoot blooming!

Coltsfoot blooming!

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:10AM it’s currently 50 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the south at 3-5 mph. Relative humidity is 55%, dewpoint 35, barometric pressure 29.60″ and falling. Yesterday’s high was 71, and the overnight low was 45.

Forecast:

A cold front and associated low pressure currently over the eastern Great Lakes will move through the north region later today bringing showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Temperatures will turn noticeably cooler with
highs in the 60s today falling into to the 40s and 50s on Wednesday. We’ll see cloudy skies chance of showers this morning, then occasional showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 60s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Tonight will be cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows will be around 40 with light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph after midnight. Chance of rain is 70%.

Wednesday should be cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be in the upper 40s with northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows will be around 30 with northwest winds 15 to 20 mph gusting to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 50%.

High pressure will move in for Thursday bringing sunny skies and with highs in the lower 50s and northwest winds 20 to 25 mph gusting up to 40 mph. Thursday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 30s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 57 and a low of 23.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 58 and lows of 37
Record High was 80°F in 1973.
Record Low was 21°F in 1947.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:56 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:45 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 50m
Length of Day: 13h 48m
Tomorrow will be 2m 49s longer.

The Moon is in its last quarter, 22d 16h old with 49% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:59 AM EDT
Moonset: 12:28 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

I was down in New Haven yesterday and came across a bloom of coltsfoot on the edge of a gravel parking lot. This hardy and early blooming flower likes disturbed soils and you’ll often find it along our dirt road. I haven’t seen it up in our neck of the woods yet, but I’m sure it’ll be blooming soon!

Sony RX100 II, ISO 160, f/6.3, 1/800″ exposure.

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