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Monday, July 13, 2015

Black ants on milkweed

Black ants on milkweed

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:45 it’s currently 67 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 67, barometric pressure 29.90”. Yesterday’s high was 85, and the overnight low was 61.

Forecast:

A mid-level shortwave low pressure system aloft will deliver partly sunny skies with a 50% chance of pop-up showers and thunderstorms today, particularly over the mountains. Highs will be in the lower 80s with light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 60s with south winds around 10 mph.

Tuesday should be mostly sunny with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 80s with south winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be around 60 with southwest winds around 10 mph.

Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with a 30% chance of showers. It’ll be cooler with highs in the lower 70s and north winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 77 and a low of 55.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 96°F in 1995.
The record low was 45°F in 1940.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:20 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:34 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 25m
Length of Day: 15h 14m
Tomorrow will be 1m29s shorter.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 26d 21h old with 7% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:22 AM EDT
Moonset: 6:22 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

With the milkweed flowers opening up, ants have found a fresh source of sweetness. I found a few working an emerging blossom in our front field.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro, ISO 800, f/8, 1/160″ exposure.

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