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Monday, August 25, 2014

A young male mallard having a morning snack on Indian Lake

A young male mallard having a morning snack on Indian Lake

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:45AM it’s currently 53 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 53, barometric pressure 30.18” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 80, and the overnight low was 53.

Forecast:

High pressure over the region this morning will dish up a few more fine late summer days. We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be clear with lows in the upper 50s and light and variable winds.

Tuesday should be sunny with highs in the mid 80s and light and variable winds, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday night should be mostly clear and a tad muggy with lows in the mid 60s with southwest winds around 10 mph.

Wednesday should start out partly sunny with a chance of showers late in the day as a cold front approaches. Highs will be in the upper 70s with west winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 76 and a low of 45.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 78 and lows of 57.
The record high was 97°F in 1947.
The record low was 39°F in 1942.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:41 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 35m
Length of Day: 13h 34m

The Moon is new, 29d 12h old with 0% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:11 AM EDT
Moonset: 7:27 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

This young male mallard was the compliment to the napping female I posted the other day. He was bobbing in the water near her while she snoozed. 

Nikon D600, Sigma 120-400mm lens @ 400mm, IS0 800, f/9, 1/800″ exposure. 

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