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Monday, April 13, 2015

A newly arrived song sparrow in the buckeye tree by our back deck

A newly arrived song sparrow in the buckeye tree by our back deck

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 33 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 94%, dewpoint 32, barometric pressure 30.27”. Our snow stake is finally snow-free! Yesterday’s high was a lovely 64, and the overnight low was 31.

Forecast:

We have a lovely day on tap folks! A low pressure system approaching from the upper Great Lakes will put us in a southerly airflow today. We’ll see sunny skies with highs in the lower 70s and south winds 15 to 20 mph. The low and its attendant cold front will move through tonight brining mostly cloudy skies with showers likely mainly after midnight. It’ll be windy with lows in the mid 40s and south winds 20 to 30 mph, becoming southwesterly 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Chance of rain is 60%.

High pressure will build in behind the departing cold front on Tuesday bringing partly sunny skies with a 40% chance of showers in the morning. Highs will be in the upper 50s with west winds 15 to 20 mph. Tuesday night should be clear with lows in the mid 30s and west winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday’s looking sunny with highs in the mid 50s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Wednesday night should be clear with lows in the lower 30s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 66 and a low of 39. We picked up 0.10″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 54 and lows of 34.
The record high was 84°F in 1945.
The record low was 16°F in 1914.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:12 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:33 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 21m
Length of Day: 13h 21m
Tomorrow will be 2m58s longer.

Then Moon is a waning crescent, 24d 1h old with 36% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:59 AM EDT
Moonset: 1:36 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The song sparrows is one of the earliest spring harbingers for us. Its lovely song blends nicely with robin and phoebes in the early morning.

Nikon D600, Sigma 120-400mm lens @ 400mm, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/3200″ exposure.

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