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Friday, July 11, 2014

Devil's Paintbrush in our front field

Devil’s Paintbrush in our front field

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 5:55AM it’s currently a cool 46 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 45, barometric pressure 30.22” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 74, and the overnight low was 46.

Forecast:

A ridge of high pressure is currently over the region and will continue to deliver a couple of more fine summer days. We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be clear with lows in the lower 50s and light and variable winds.

Saturday should be mostly sunny and warmer with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 60s and light and variable winds.

A low pressure system will approach the region Sunday bringing showers. Highs will be in the upper 70s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 35 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Sunday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the mid 60s. Chance of rain is 70%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 78 and low of 57. We picked up 0.58″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 96°F in 1911.
The record low was 48°F in 1968 (guess we broke that record here in Huntington this morning…)

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:18 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:36 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 28m
Length of Day: 15h 17m
Tomorrow will be 1m 24s shorter.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 14d 1h old with 98% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:40 PM EDT
Moonset: 4:30 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Devil’s paintbrush (a.k.a. orange hawkweed) is in bloom in our front field.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 400, f/13, 1/600″ exposure.

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