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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

chicory-butterfly

An unidentified butterfly feeds at some of the first chicory I’ve seen this season along East Street.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:30AM it’s currently 61 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 60, barometric pressure 29.83”. We picked up 0.33” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 83, and the overnight low was 60.

Not much in the way of thunderstorms here yesterday—just a couple flashes of lightning and a few rumbles at around 8:00PM. Looks like most of the action passed to our north.

Forecast:

Any lingering showers from the passage of yesterday’s cold front will clear out later this morning. We may see a few convection-based showers and thunderstorms this afternoon as the sun goes to work. High pressure will build in for Thursday before another round of showers arrives for Friday into Saturday.

We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a slight chance of showers this morning, then scattered convection-triggered showers with isolated thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 30%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with patchy fog after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds.

Thursday should be sunny with highs around 80 and light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Thursday night should be clear with lows in the upper 50s and light and variable winds.

Another low and associated cold front will head our way from the Great Lakes on Friday bringing afernoon showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be around 80 with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. Friday night showers and thunderstorms are likely. Lows will be in the upper 50s. Chance of rain is 60%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 65 and a low of 53. We picked up 0.55″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 59.
The record high was 96°F in 1944.
The record low was 37°F in 1919.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:11 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:39 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 41m
Length of Day; 15h 28m
Tomorrow will be 0m40s shorter.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 24d 7h old with 31% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:39 AM EDT
Moonset: 3:13 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Chicory—a true flower of summer—is blooming along East Street. This unidentified butterfly was enjoying the nectar and paid very little attention to me as I snapped several photos.

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 140mm, ISO 500, f/6.3, 1/1300″ exposure.

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3 responses

  1. Colour and detail are lovely

    June 29, 2016 at 11:59 am

    • Thank you! Can’t beat chicory for its blue!

      June 30, 2016 at 7:40 am

      • Its lovely! I took a similar picture with a bee once.

        July 1, 2016 at 3:10 pm

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