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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

A close up look at a day lily blooming in our ornamental garden

A close up look at a day lily blooming in our ornamental garden

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 63 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 63, barometric pressure 29.69” and falling slowly. We picked up 0.02” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 85, and the overnight low was 60.

Forecast:

Skies will start out partly sunny today giving way to clouds and an increasing chance for
scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon as a cold front moves south from Canada. We’ll see partly sunny skies with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 80s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 60s with south winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 60%.

Wednesday should start out cloudy with a 40% chance of showers in the morning, then become mostly sunny in the afternoon as high pressure begins to build in behind the departing cold front. It’ll be cooler with highs in the lower 70s and north winds 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night should be clear with patchy dense fog. Lows will be in the upper 40s with north winds around 10 mph.

Thursday’s looking sunny with highs in the lower 70s and north winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be clear with lows in the lower 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 81 and a low of 51. We picked up 0.15″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 100°F in 1995.
The record low was 48°F in 1940.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:20 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:34 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 24m
Length of Day: 15h 13m
Tomorrow will be 1m34s shorter.

The Moon a waning crescent, 27d 20h old with 3% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:13 AM EDT
Moonset: 7:14 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

I love getting in close to blooming flowers to bring out the detail of their inner bits. This day lily’s stamens are thick with pollen. If I were a bee or other pollinator, I’d jump right in!

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro, ISO 400, f/13, 1/400″ exposure.

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