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Saturday, September 12, 2015

Diminutive jewel weed blooming by the woodshed

Diminutive jewel weed blooming by the woodshed

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 49 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 48, barometric pressure 29.85”. Yesterday’s high was 75, and the overnight low was 49.

Forecast:

Upper level low pressure and an associated cold front will push slowly toward the region today along with increasing clouds and the threat of rain by day’s end,
especially across northern New York. This low will bring rainy conditions through the weekend. We’ll see partly sunny skies this morning, then mostly cloudy skies with a 40% chance of showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds. Tonight rain is likely. Lows will be in the upper 50s with northeast winds around 10 mph. becoming southeasterly after midnight. Chance of rain is 70%.

Rain will continue into Sunday with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon as well. It’ll be seasonably cool with highs in the mid 60s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Rain will continue into Sunday night. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 80%.

Monday rain is likely. Highs will be in the mid 60s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Monday night should be partly cloudy as high pressure begins to build back in. Lows will be in the lower 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 54 and a low of 47.

Burlington norms for this date are 72 and a lows of 52.
The record high was 90°F in 1947.
The record low was 37°F in 1946.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:27 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:08 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 39m
Length of Day: 12h 41m
Tomorrow will be 3m1s shorter.

The Moon is a wee waning crescent, 28d 20h old with 1% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:46 AM EDT
Moonset: 6:48 PM EDT

There’s a partial solar eclipse happening tomorrow but you’ll have to go to South Africa or Antarctica to see it…

About Today’s Photo:

I love jewel weed. This ubiquitous flower blooms in lated summer into fall and created lovely little seed pods that burst when you touch them. I can never resist playing with the seed pods!

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 30mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/2.8, 1/1600″ exposure.

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2 responses

  1. Nice John, Once again I look at the colors, love the gold in a field of green.

    A harbinger of where we are headed.

    Mark

    September 12, 2015 at 7:27 am

    • Thanks Mark—yup, Fall’s on its way!

      September 13, 2015 at 8:37 am

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