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Monday, June 30, 2014

A familiar bluet pauses by the pond

A familiar bluet pauses by the pond

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:20AM it’s currently a muggy 67 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 90%, dewpoint 64, barometric pressure 29.97”. Yesterday’s high was a sultry 85, and the overnight low was 62.

Forecast:

We’ve got another warm and humid day on tap for today as an upper level ridge moves across the region and a warm southerly flow continues in the low levels. We’ll see partly sunny skies with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms mainly in the afternoon as diurnal heating goes to work. Highs will be in the lower 80s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 60s and south winds around 10 mph.

Tuesday should start out partly sunny with an increasing chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon, as a slow moving cold front and associated low pressure approach the region from the Great Lakes. It’ll be humid with highs in the upper 80s and south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Tuesday night should be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. It’ll be a muggy night with lows in the upper 60s and south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 40%.

Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Humid conditions will still be in place with highs in the mid 80s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the mid 60s. Chance of rain is 40%. Cooler and drier conditions are expected for later in the week with what looks like another nice weekend in the wings.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 82 and a low of 60. We picked up 0.21″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 59.
The record high was 93°F in 1946.
The record low was 42°F in 1936.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:11 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:39 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 41m
Length of Day: 15h 28m
Tomorrow will be 0m 41s shorter.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 3d 2h old with 9% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:29 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:22 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Familiar bluets (Enallagma civile) are among some or the most common and colorful damselflies in our region. The males (like this one) sport a lovely blue hue while the females tend towards a more tawny green coloration.

Nikon D600 Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 800, f/11, 1/1600″ exposure.

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