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Monday, May 4, 2015

Dutchman's Breeches near Brush Brook

Dutchman’s Breeches near Brush Brook

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:30AM it’s currently 45 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 92%, dewpoint 43, barometric pressure 30.11”. Yesterday’s high was a wonderful 76, and the overnight low was 44.

Forecast:

The upper ridge of high pressure that’s been responsible for our fine weekend weather will push offshore as a weak cold drops south from Quebec across and the region this evening. Scattered showers will accompany the front on tonight with cooler air arriving on Tuesday returning the region to near seasonal temperatures and dry weather through the rest of the upcoming week. We’ll see sunny skies this morning. then partly sunny skies with a 20% chance of showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with gusty southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight showers are likely. Lows will be in the lower 50s with west winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.

Tuesday should start out partly sunny with a 20% chance of showers in the morning, then become sunny in the afternoon as high pressure builds into the region. Highs will be in the upper 60s with northwest winds around 10 mph gusting up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday night should be clear with lows in the mid 40s and west winds around 10 mph.

Wednesday’s looking sunny with highs in the upper 60s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be clear with lows in the lower 40s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 50 and a low of 43. We picked up 0.43″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 63 and lows of 42.
The record high was 89°F in 1944.
The record low was 27°F in 1946.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:39 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:59 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 24m
Length of Day: 14h 20m
Tomorrow will be 2m34s longer.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 15d 15h old and just past full.
Moonrise: 8:36 PM EDT
Moonset: 6:08 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Another lovely spring ephemeral—Dutchman’s Breeches—blooming near Brush Brook.

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2 responses

  1. Love these, so delicate yet jaunty. I know where there’s a patch across the river, in the talus at the base of Mt. Wantastiquet. Guess I’ll need to go over and take a peek.

    May 4, 2015 at 7:30 am

    • Yah, they’re pretty cute! I’m not surprised that you’d find breeches in a talus slope, as I believe they like lime-rich soils. I usually find them around ledges and such around here.

      May 4, 2015 at 1:18 pm

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