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Thursday, June 16, 2016

wood-satyr

A little wood satyr in our front field

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:20AM it’s currently 56 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 56, barometric pressure 29.83”. Yesterday’s high was 78, and the overnight low was 47.

Forecast:

Strengthening high pressure will continue to dominate our weather right through the weekend delivering warm, sunny days with comfortable humidity levels.

We’ll see mostly sunny skies today with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be clear with lows in the lower 50s and northeast winds around 10 mph, becoming easterly after midnight.

Friday should be mostly sunny with highs in the mid 70s and east winds around 10 mph, becoming northerly in the afternoon. Friday night should be clear with lows in the lower 50s and northeast winds around 10 mph.

Saturday’s looking sunny with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. Saturday night should be clear with lows in the upper 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 72 and a low of 59. We picked up 0.23″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 77 and lows of 56.
The record high was 94°F in 1891.
The record low was 37°F in 1961.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:38 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 44m
Length of Day: 15h 31m
Tomorrow will be 0m16s longer.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 11d 8h old with 86% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:57 PM EDT
Moonset: 2:59 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The other day, while bug hunting out in the front field, I came across several little wood satyr butterflies flitting about. I haven’t seen this species before in our field before. Unlike some butterflies, these little guys don’t shy from the camera. I like the eye spots on the wings.

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 81mm, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/800″ exposure.

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