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Friday, September 18, 2015

A bumble bee visits a sunflower in the Community Garden

A bumble bee visits a sunflower in the Community Garden

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:20AM it’s currently 54 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 54, barometric pressure 30.01”. Yesterday’s high was 83, and the overnight low was 53.

Forecast:

Warm, dry late Summer weather continues today thanks to high pressure that continues to sit over the region. We’ll see sunny skies with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be clear with patchy fog after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s with south winds around 10 mph.

Saturday will start out mostly sunny with highs around 80 and south winds 10 to 15 mph. A cold front will approach the region from the west on Saturday night bringing mostly cloudy skies and scattered showers. Lows will be in the lower 50s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 50%.

Sunday’s looking partly sunny with scattered showers. Highs will be in the lower 60s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Sunday night should be be clear and cooler with lows in the mid 40s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 53 and low of 34.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 70 and lows of 50.
The record high was 87°F in 1946.
The record low was 34°F in 1922.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:34 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:57 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 21m
Length of Day: 12h 23m
Tomorrow will be 3m2s shorter.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 5d 4h old with 23% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:33 AM EDT
Moonset: 9:49 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

There are some lovely flowers blooming down at the Huntington Community Garden in the Hanson Field. I just had to stop by and get some shots. This sunflower was getting a late season visit from a bumble bee.

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 30mm macro lens, ISO 400, f/6.3, 1/400″ exposure.

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2 responses

  1. Susan Giovannetti

    Bees and flowers never get old! Beautiful. That bee needs to empty it’s pollen baskets!!

    September 18, 2015 at 8:21 am

    • Thanks Susan! Yes, the bee’s little jodhpurs were quite stuffed!

      September 18, 2015 at 3:38 pm

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