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Sunday, September 27, 2015

A bumble bee in a wind flower

A bumble bee in a wind flower

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 8:10AM it’s currently 47 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 47, barometric pressure 30.45”. Yesterday’s high was 70, and the overnight low was 39.

Forecast:

We’ve got one more day of delightful weather on tap as the high pressure that has dominated slides to the east today. We’ll see sunny skies with highs in the lower 70s and south winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be clear with lows around 50 and south winds around 10 mph.

The remnants of disturbance over the mid-Atlantic states will move northward Monday bringing partly sunny skies and a 30% chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 70s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Monday night should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be around 60 with south winds 10 to 15 mph.

A cold front will move through the region from the west on Tuesday bringing showers. It will continue to be mild with highs in the mid 70s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tuesday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the upper 40s. Chance of rain is 70%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 78 and a low of 48.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 65 and lows of 46.
The record high was 83°F in 1920.
The record low was 27°F in 1947.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:44 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:40 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 12h 53m
Length of Day: 11h 55m
Tomorrow will be 3m2s shorter.
The Moon is the full “Harvest” moon (Northeast Native American, Colonial American, Neo-Pagan Wiccan)
14d 5h old with 100% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:32 PM EDT
Moonset: 5:56 AM EDT

Other names of this month’s full moon include: “Fruit” (English), “Singing” (Celtic), and “Barley” (Medieval Wiccan).

Lunar Eclipse Tonight!

Tonight we’ll be treated to a lovely eclipse of the perigee moon (what the media calls a “super moon”). The eclipse will begin at 9:07PM, reach totality at 10:47PM, and be finished by 12:27AM.

This September full moon is also called a “Blood Moon”, because it presents the fourth and final eclipse of a lunar tetrad: four straight total eclipses of the moon, spaced at six lunar months (full moons) apart.

You can read more about the eclipse here and here.

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2 responses

  1. Wonderful Post

    September 27, 2015 at 8:48 am

    • Thank you! I hope you have clear skies tonight and are in a place to view the eclipse!

      September 27, 2015 at 8:49 am

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