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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Honey bees work the bugbane in our ornamental garden

Honey bees work the bugbane in our ornamental garden

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 64 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 64, barometric pressure 29.88” and rising. We picked up a 0.01” trace of rain in a brief, drizzly shower that just passed us by. Yesterday’s high was 84, and the overnight low was 60.

Forecast:

An upper level disturbance and weak surface cold front will move south across the region today bringing scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. We’ll see cloudy skies with isolated showers and thunderstorms this morning, then partly sunny skies with scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 80s with north winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. Tonight should be clear with lows in the mid 50s and north winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.

Deep high pressure will return Friday bringing mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. Friday night should be clear with lows in the mid 50s and light and variable winds.

Saturday’s looking sunny with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. Saturday night should be clear with lows in the lower 60s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 76 and a low of 53.

Burlington norms for this date are 76 and lows of 55.
The record high was 92°F in 2010 (we had a high of 89).
The record low was 38°F in 1960.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:16 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:25 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 07m
Length of Day: 13h 08m
Tomorrow will be 2m57s shorter.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 19d 20h old with 71% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:34 PM EDT
Moonset: 12:03 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The bugbane (Cimicifuga racemosa) in our ornamental garden is in full, fragrant bloom right now. It’s attracting all kinds of pollinators like these two honey bees. Not sure why it’s called bugbane, as they sure seem to like it a lot!

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 140mm, ISO 800, f/6.3, 1/1000″ exposure.

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