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Saturday, April 26, 2014

Spring beauties blooming in the woods!

Spring beauties blooming in the woods!

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 8:10AM it’s currently 43 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 93%, dewpoint 41, barometric pressure 29.70”. We picked up 0.11” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 57, and the overnight low was 41.

Forecast:

A northerly surface low will produce rain showers this morning and lingering showers through the day. Highs will be around 50 with south winds around 10 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Rain showers will continue into tonight. Lows will be in the upper 30s with west winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 60%.

Sunday should be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain showers. Highs will be in the upper 40s with north winds 10 to 15 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 30s and north winds 10 to 15 mph.

High pressure will ridge in on Monday bringing partly sunny skies with highs in the lower 50s and north winds 10 to 15 mph. Monday night should be mostly cloudy with lows in the upper 30s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 53 and a low of 29.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 60 and lows of 39.
Record High was 84°F in 1913.
Record Low was 20°F in 1919.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:50 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:49 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 02m
Length of Day: 13h 59m
Tomorrow will be 2m 45s longer.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 26d 17h old with 9% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:19 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:09 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The trail up behind our house that I run just about every morning is a great place to see the emergence of spring ephemeral flowers. Just yesterday I noted hepatica and these spring beauties. Certain places along the trail will soon be carpeted with them!

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2 responses

  1. Another early favorite, from childhood. So tiny and delicate, pushing up through the forest litter.

    April 26, 2014 at 8:57 am

    • There’s a place along my running trail where they reach critical mass in early May and scent the air with a lovely, delicate fragrance…

      April 26, 2014 at 11:02 am

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