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Friday, June 3, 2016

painted-trillium

A painted trillium pair along the Long Trail

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 64 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 63, barometric pressure 29.96”. We picked up 0.02” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 79, and the overnight low was 59.

Forecast:

A cold front boundy will slide east of the region this morning. Cloudy skies should give way to clearing as a ridge of high pressure builds in for the weekend. A large, slow moving low pressure system approaching from the Great Lakes will mark a pattern change with widespread rain Sunday into Monday.

We’ll see partly sunny skies today with a 20% chance of showers this morning. Highs will be in the upper 70s with south winds around 10 mph, becoming westerly this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then clearing. Lows will be in the mid 50s with north winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.

Saturday should be 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 and light and variable winds.

The aforementioned low pressure system will lift of warm front through the region Sunday bringing widespread rain. Rain may be heavy at times. Highs will be in the lower 70s with southeast winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. Rain will continue into Sunday night and may be heavy at times. Lows will be in the upper 50s. Chance of rain is near 100%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 64 and a low of 39. We picked up 0.02″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 73 and lows of 51.
The record high was 94°F in 1919.
The record low was 33°F in 1965.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:09 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:31 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 33m
Length of Day: 15h 21m
Tomorrow will be 1m9s longer.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 27d 16h old with 4% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:20 AM EDT
Moonset: 6:45 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The painted trillium were still in bloom along the Long Trail heading towards Burnt Rock Mountain. This diminutive species of trillium prefer strongly acidic, humus-rich soils and tends to be found in the shade of acid-loving trees such as eastern white pine, red maple, red spruce and balsam fir.

Panasonic GM5, Lumix 12-32mm lens @ 32mm, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/200″ exposure.

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