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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

A bumble bee works a rhododendron bloom on a damp morning

A bumble bee works a rhododendron bloom on a damp morning

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:55AM it’s currently a cool and foggy 41 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 41, barometric pressure 30.28” and rising. We picked up 0.02” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 59, and the overnight low was 41.

Forecast:

High pressure building into the region will finally provide a break from string of cloudy, damp, and chilly days we’ve been experiencing over the last little while. After this morning’s fog burns off, we’ll see sunny skies with highs popping up into the upper 60s with light and variable winds, becoming northerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be clear with lows in the mid 40s and light and variable winds.

Thursday should be sunny and warmer with highs in the upper 70s and south winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s and south winds around 10 mph.

A weak cold front will move in on Friday bringing partly sunny skies with a 50% chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be around 50.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 85 and a low of 58.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 73 and lows of 41.
The record high was 94°F in 1919.
The record low was 33°F in 1965.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:10 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:30 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 31m
Length of Day: 15h 20m
Tomorrow will be 1m13s longer.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 16d 6h old with 99% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:21 PM EDT
Moonset: 6:14 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Many of our rhododendrons are in full bloom right now making attractive targets for a variety of pollinators. This bumble bee was busy yesterday morning after the rain.

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

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