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Thursday, June 2, 2016

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The view south yesterday from the top of Burnt Rock Mountain

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:55AM it’s currently 62 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the south at 0-3 mph. Relative humidity is 79%, dewpoint 56, barometric pressure 30.10”. Yesterday’s high was 78, and the overnight low was 56.

Forecast:

The ridge of high pressure currently over the region this morning will slide eastward allowing a weak cold front to move in this evening bringing scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms tonight and into Friday. High pressure and mainly dry weather will return Friday night before a trend toward cooler, more
unsettled weather arrives from Sunday into the early portions of next week.

We’ll see partly sunny skies this morning, then mostly cloudy skies with a slight chance of showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 20%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 50s with south winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday should be partly sunny with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph in the morning, becoming light and variable. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s and light and variable winds.

Saturday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 59 and a low of 41. We picked up 0.23″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 72 and lows of 51.
The record high was 89°F in 1970.
The record low was 36°F in 1966.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:10 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:30 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 31m
Length of Day: 15h 19m
Tomorrow will be 1m13s longer.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 26d 15h old with 10% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:40 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:31 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Robin & I climbed Burnt Rock Mountain yesterday. It’s a minor peak about half way between Camel’s Hump and the App Gap along the Long Trail. Though a short hike (2.6 miles one way) the last mile of the climb up is quite steep, rocky, and rooty. The view and the fact that we had the summit all to ourselves made it quite worth our whiles though! The early green of near summer was quite striking.

Panasonic GM5, Olympus 9-18mm lens @ 9mm, circular polarizing filter, ISO 400, f/16, 1/125″ exposure.

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