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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

clintonia

Clintonia flowering along the trail on Mt. Ascutney

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:35AM it’s currently 51 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 87%, dewpoint 47, barometric pressure 29.92” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.02” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 62, and the overnight low was 45.

Forecast:

We’re finally seeing the last of the slow moving low pressure system over the Canadian Maritimes. While an isolated shower is possible across eastern Vermont
early this morning, we’ll see diminishing cloudiness and warmer temperatures, with afternoon highs into the low to mid 70s. An extended period of dry weather will follow, with relatively low humidity levels, through the upcoming weekend as high pressure rules the roost. High temperatures will be in the upper 70s to near 80 on Wednesday, and generally in the low to mid 80s Thursday through Sunday under mostly sunny skies.

We’ll see partly sunny skies today with highs in the lower 70s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with patchy fog after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 50s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday should be mostly sunny with highs in the mid 70s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be clear with lows in the lower 50s. West winds around 10 mph.

Thursday’s looking mostly sunny with highs in the upper 70s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 77 and a low of 52.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 76 and lows of 55.
The record high was 94°F in 1988.
The record low was 36°F in 1912.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:37 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 43m
Length of Day: 15h 30m
Tomorrow will be 0m26s longer.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 9d 9h old with 70% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:02 PM EDT
Moonset: 2:02 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Another prolific flower this time of year at higher elevations is Clintonia, or blue-bead lily. As the nickname implies, the plant produces round, blue bead-like berries later in the summer.

Panasonic GM5, Lumix 12-32mm lens @ 22mm, ISO 800, f/4.8, 1/160″ exposure.

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