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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Dandelions carpet a hayfield along Shaker Mountain Road

Dandelions carpet a hayfield along Shaker Mountain Road

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:50AM it’s currently 47 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the west at 3-6 mph. Relative humidity is 76%, dewpoint 39, barometric pressure 29.79” and rising. We picked up just a 0.01” trace of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 78, and the overnight low was 47.

Forecast:

The cold front that moved through later yesterday bringing showers and some thunderstorms has ushered in cool high pressure. We’ll see cloudy skies with a slight chance of sprinkles this morning, then partly sunny skies this afternoon. Highs will only be in the mid 50s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Tonight should be mostly clear with lows in the mid 30s and west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph, then becoming southwesterly after midnight.

Thursday should be partly sunny with highs in the mid 60s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 40s and southwest winds around 10 mph.

Friday should start off partly sunny with a 30% chance of showers as an upper level trough and associated cold front approach. Highs will be in the upper 50s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Friday night should be mostly clear with a 30% chance of rain showers. Lows will be in the mid 30s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 69 and a low of 36.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 69 and lows of 47.
The record high was 91°F in 1975.
The record low was 30°F in 2002 (we had a low of 31).

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:20 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:17 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 05m
Length of Day: 14h 57m
Tomorrow will be 1m58s longer.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 2d 7h old with 7% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:40 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:42 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The dandelions are in full bloom these days, covering whole fields in bright yellow. This crop was along Shaker Mountain Road.

Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 100, f/1.8, 1/4000″ exposure.

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