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Thursday, June 9, 2016

fly-stitchwort

A tiny fly sips nectar from a lesser stitchwort blossom

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 8:30AM it’s currently a chilly 45 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the southwest at 2-4 mph. Relative humidity is 93%, dewpoint 43, barometric pressure 29.71” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.28” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 64, and the overnight low was 44.

Forecast:

We’ve got a chilly, fall-like day on tap. We’ll see cloudy skies with showers likely mainly this morning. Highs will only be in the mid 50s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 40s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph.

Friday should be cloudy with a 20% chance of showers in the morning, then become partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 60s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 40s and west winds around 10 mph.

Saturday’s looking partly sunny with a 30% chance of showers. Highs will be in the lower 70s with southwest winds around 10 mph. A cold front will move through Saturday night bringing showers. Lows will be in the lower 50s. Chance of rain is 60%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 72 and a low of 58. We picked up 1.93″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 75 and lows of 54.
The record high was 93°F in 1933.
The record low was 37°F in 1983.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:35 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 39m
Length of Day: 15h 27m
Tomorrow will be 0m45s longer.

The Moon is a waxing cresent, 4d 9h old with 23% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:02 AM EDT
No Moon Set

About Today’s Photo:

The bug hunting was good yesterday. I tracked this tiny fly for a while and finally got him when he perched to sip on a lesser stitchwort blossom.

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 140mm, ISO 800, f/8, 1/3200″ exposure.

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2 responses

  1. Gillian

    Micro photography = “little fly” and “lesser stitchwort”

    June 9, 2016 at 9:27 am

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