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Friday, September 5, 2014

Yellow jewel weed blooming by our woodpile

Yellow jewel weed blooming by our woodpile

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:40AM it’s currently 61 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 60, barometric pressure 30.06” and falling. Yesterday’s high was 81, and the overnight low was 60.

Forecast:

High pressure is currently slipping off the New England coast and will put us on the warm and muggy side of a southerly airflow today. We’ll see partly sunny skies with highs in the mid 80s to near 90 — a good 10 to 15 degrees above normal for this time of year — with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy and muggy with lows in the upper 60s and south winds 10 to 15 mph.

A slow moving cold front will move into the region Saturday bringing a chance of thunderstorms and occasional showers. It will be seasonably cooler with highs in the mid 70s and southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming northwesterly and gusting up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 80%. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. It’ll be less humid with lows around 50 and northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%.

Canadian high pressure will slide in for Sunday bringing sunny skies with highs in the upper 60s and light and variable winds. Sunday night should be clear and cool with lows in the upper 40s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 62 and a low of 40.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 75 and lows of 55.
The record high was 90°F in 1973.
The record low was 37°F in 1963.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:19 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:21 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 01m
Length of Day: 13h 01m

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 10d 20h old with 82% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:54 PM EDT
Moonset: 2:04 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Yellow jewel weed, or touch-me-not, along with its orange variety, is in full bloom all over the place. I love touching the ripened seed pods and having them burst in my fingers!

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/8, 1/500″ exposure.

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