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Thursday, September 17, 2015

A red darner rests briefly by the pond

A red darner rests briefly by the pond

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently 55 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 55, barometric pressure 30.16”. Yesterday’s high was 82, and the overnight low was 54.

Forecast:

We’ve got another sunny, dry, and unseasonably warm day on tap today courtesy of deep high pressure that has settled over the region. We’ll see sunny skies with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be clear with patchy fog after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s with light and variable winds.

Friday should be sunny with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Friday night should be clear with lows in the upper 50s and south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph.

Saturday’s looking mostly sunny with highs in the lower 80s and south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. A cold front will approach the region on Saturday night bringing partly cloudy skies and a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the lower 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 66 and a low of 39. We picked up 0.03″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 70 and lows of 50.
The record high was 84°F in 1946.
The record low was 34°F in 1961.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:33 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:59 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 24m
Length of Day: 12h 26m
Tomorrow will be 3m2s shorter.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 4d 5h old with 15% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:35 AM EDT
Moonset: 9:13 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

I caught a glimpse of this red darner by the pond and set about hunting it with my camera. I managed to get a few good shots as it rested briefly on some jewel weed.

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 12-120mm lens @ 140mm, ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/640″ exposure.

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