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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

A honey bee works a flat topped white aster in the front field.

A honey bee works a flat-topped white aster in the front field.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:40AM it’s currently 51 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 51, barometric pressure 30.10”. Yesterday’s high was 72, and the overnight low was 49.

Forecast:

The high pressure that we’ve been enjoying is moving east of the region and is now centered over the Canadian Maritimes. We’ll get one more day of seasonably warm and dry weather today before a cold front arrives overnight. We’ll see partly sunny skies with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy with scattered showers arriving west after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s with southeast winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 50%.

The cold front will cross the region Thursday bringing cloudy skies with numerous showers through the day. Highs will be in the lower 70s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. The front should clear the region by Thursday night and we’ll see partly cloudy skies with lows in the mid 40s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

High pressure will build back in on Friday brining partly sunny skies and cooler temperatures with highs in the lower 60s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 40s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 76 and a low of 52. We picked up 0.84″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 73 and lows of 53.
The record high was 93°F in 2002 (we had a high of 88).
The record low was 33°F in 1913.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:25 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:11 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 45m
Length of Day: 12h 46m
Tomorrow will be 3m 1s shorter.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 15d 20h old with 97% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:02 PM EDT
Moonset: 8:14 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The wild flowers in the front field were abuzz with activity yesterday morning. This honey bee was making the rounds of the flat-topped white asters out near the solar panel.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/14, 1/1600″ exposure.

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