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Monday, May 30, 2016

buckeye-bee

A bumble bee works a buckeye tree bloom by our pond

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:55AM it’s currently a damp 67 degrees under cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 66, barometric pressure 29.89”. We picked up 0.80” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 87, and the overnight low was 64.

Forecast:

A warm front is draped across the region this morning, but a cold front will push through later this afternoon kicking off more showers and thunderstorms with its passage. High pressure will build in for the middle of the week.

We’ll see partly sunny skies with a 50% chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 80s with southwest winds around 10 mph. High pressure will build in behind the departing cold front tonight bringing partly cloudy skies. Lows will be in the upper 50s with southwest winds around 10 mph.

Tuesday should be partly sunny with highs in the mid 70s and west winds around 10 mph, becoming northwesterly and gusting up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 40s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph.

Wednesday’s looking sunny with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds. Wednesday night should be mostly clear with lows in the mid 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 84 and a low of 56.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 72 and lows of 50.
The record high was 92°F in 1929.
The record low was 28°F in 1961.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:11 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:27 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 26m
Length of Day: 15h 15m
Tomorrow will be 1m25s longer.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 23d 16h old with 39% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:56 AM EDT
Moonset: 1:52 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Fast growing buckeyes are in bloom now. These trees can grow as much as a foot a year have fragrant conical flowers that are very attractive to pollinators.

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 100-300mm lens @ 234mm, ISO 800, f/8, 1/1300″ exposure.

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