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Thursday, May 26, 2016

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Large-flowered trillium blooming near Monkton Ridge

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:30AM it’s currently 51 degrees under party cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 50, barometric pressure 30.11” and rising slowly. We picked up a just a trace of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 83, and the overnight low was 48.

Forecast:

We can expect dry weather for much of the day today with above normal temperatures and plenty of sunshine. An upper level trough will move across the region tonight and bringing increasing moisture and the threat of showers and a few thunderstorms overnight. The Memorial Day weekend will then feature above normal temperatures, more humid conditions, and the threat for afternoon
and evening convection triggered showers and thunderstorms.

We’ll see mostly sunny skies today with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows will be around 60 with light and variable winds, becoming southeasterly around 10 mph after midnight.

Friday should be partly sunny with a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 80s with southwest winds around 10 mph in the morning, becoming light and variable. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 60s and light and variable winds.

Saturday’s looking mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 80s to near 90 with light and variable winds. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the lower 60s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 86 and a low of 61. We picked up 0.15″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 70 and lows of 49.
The record high was 92°F in 2010 (we had a high of 88).
The record low was 32°F in 1969.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:14 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:24 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 19m
Length of Day: 15h 09m
Tomorrow will be 1m37s longer.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 19d 15h old with 81% illuminaiton.
No Moon Rise
Moonset: 9:28 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Large-flowered Trillium (a.k.a. White Wake Robin) blooms in rich lime soils in our region especially near Lake Champlain. There’s a stretch along the Monkton Ridge Road that has several batches and they’re in full bloom now. The new flowers are crisp white and slowly take on a pinkish hue as the flowers age. The flowers can remain open for two to three weeks!

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 30mm macro lens, ISO 400, f/9, 1/1300″ exposure.

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