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Monday, June 9, 2014

A small wasp works buckthorn blossoms in our front field

A small wasp works buckthorn blossoms in our front field

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:20AM it’s currently 58 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 58, barometric pressure 29.89” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 82, and the overnight low was 57.

Forecast:

A weak frontal boundary sagging southeastward out of Canada will be the focus for a few showers and thunderstorms to develop across central and southern portions of the area today,, otherwise skies will remain generally cloudy with temperatures warming into the middle to upper 70s. Unsettled conditions will continue tonight into Tuesday as this boundary shifts back northward as a warm front with additional showers and thunderstorms possible from
the Adirondacks eastward. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a 20% chance of showers today. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds. Tonight will be cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 40%.

Tuesday should be mostly cloudy with 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. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s and northeast winds around 10 mph.

Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the mid 70s and southeast winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers as an upper level trough approaches from the southwest. Lows will be in the mid 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 74 and a low of 50. We picked up 0.09″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 75 and a low of 54.
The record high was 93°F in 1933.
The record low was 37°F in 1983.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:08 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:34 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 39m
Length of Day: 15h 26m
Tomorrow will be 0m 48s longer.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 11d 16h old with 83% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:45 PM EDT
Moonset: 2:42 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The buckthorn in our front field is in full bloom. Its astringent smelling blossoms attract all kinds of pollinators including this small wasp.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/200″ exposure.

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