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Friday, August 22, 2014

A fat'n'happy doe over by the chicken coop

A fat’n’happy doe over by the chicken coop

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 61 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the south at 2-4 mph. Relative humidity is 89%, dewpoint 57, barometric pressure 30.05″ and rising. We picked up 0.21″ of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high 60, and the overnight low was 59.

Forecast:

An upper level trough will move through the region today bringing a chance of showers during the day and early tonight. We’ll see cloudy skies with a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be in the upper 60s with light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be cloudy with a slight chance of showers until midnight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 20%.

A ridge of high pressure will drop down from Canada bringing partly sunny skies for Saturday. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds. Saturday night should be clear with lows in the lower 50s and light and variable winds.

Sunday’s looking sunny with highs around 80 and light and variable winds. Sunday night should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 84 and a low of 59. We picked up 0.78″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 78 and lows of 58.
The record high was 90°F in 1916.
The record low was 39°F in 1982.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:03 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:46 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 44m
Length of Day: 13h 42m

The Moon a waning crescent, 26d 13h old with 8% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:20 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:55 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

A caught a shot of this very fat and healthy looking doe right over by our chicken/duck coop yesterday morning. She was munching on corn cobs that we’d tossed in the tall grass. We have little doubt that she might be one of the ones responsible for recent vegetable garden pillaging that has left us bereft of fine crops beans, peppers and even tomatoes!

Nikon D600, Sigma 120-400mm lens @ 400mm, ISO 1250, f/7.1, 1/50″ exposure.

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2 responses

  1. With that amount of loss from the garden, she’s lucky you just had the camera to shoot her with!

    August 22, 2014 at 8:46 am

    • Indeed. No doubt she’d be pretty tasty with all them organic veggies in her…

      August 23, 2014 at 8:32 am

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