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Sunday, June 28, 2015

Brilliant (and tasty!) nasturtium blooming in our window boxes.

Brilliant (and tasty!) nasturtium blooming in our window boxes.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 5:50AM it’s currently 55 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are out of the southeast at 6-8 mph and gusting to 15. Relative humidity is 88%, dewpoint 52, barometric pressure 29.85” and falling rapidly. We picked up 0.30” or rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 74, and the overnight low was 54.

There is an Areal Flood Watch in effect for all of Vermont through Monday morning.

Forecast:

Two low pressure systems—one currently out over the eastern Great Lakes and one riding up the coast near New Jersey—will deliver a cool, rainy, and blustery day as they track east and up the New England coast over the next 24 hours. We’ll see rain with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in will only be in the upper 50s with east winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%. Showers will continue into tonight with a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight, then showers likely after midnight. Lows will be around 50 with east winds 10 to 15 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 70%.

Rain will linger into Monday morning with cloudy skies and a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 60s with light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon as the showers depart and a ridge of high pressure builds in briefly. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 50s and light and variable winds.

Tuesday should start out partly sunny with a 40% chance of showers later in the day as another low pressure system approaches from the Great Lakes. It’ll be warmer with highs in the mid 70s and south winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night showers are likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 60s. Chance of rain is 60%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 83 and a low of 49.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 59.
The record high was 95°F in 1991.
The record low was 43°F in 1927.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:10 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:40 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 43m
Length of Day: 15h 29m
Tomorrow will be 0m32s shorter

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 11d 20h old with 85% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:10 PM EDT
Moonset: 2:39 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Robin planted several nasturtiums in window boxes on our back patio. These lovely blooms add a spicy kick to our nightly salads!

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro, ISO 800, f/13, 1/250″ exposure.

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