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Sunday, July 17, 2016

bluebird-fledgling

A bluebird fledgling and its poppa on the volleyball net

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:35AM it’s currently 62 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 62, barometric pressure 30.09” and rising slowly. Yesterday’s high was 78, and the overnight low was 57.

Forecast:

This morning’s clouds and showers in souther Vermont will give way to clearing skies this afternoon as high pressure over the eastern Great Lakes builds into
the region. We’ll see fair and dry conditions through tonight, but that will be short-lived as another cold front approaches from Canada Monday afternoon, bringing numerous showers and thunderstorms, some of which may be on the strong side.

We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a slight chance of showers this morning, then mostly sunny skies this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 20%. Tonight should be clear with lows in the upper 50s and light and variable winds.

Monday should start out partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then become mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 80s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Monday night showers and thunderstorms are likely. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall. Lows will be in the upper 50s with west winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.

High pressure will move into the region Tuesday bringing partly sunny skies, low humidity, and highs around 70 with northwest winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 78 and a low of 43.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 97°F in 1999 (we had a high of 93).
The record low was 47°F in 1908.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:24 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:31 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 17m
Length of Day: 15h 07m
Tomorrow will be 1m45s shorter.

The Moon 13 days old with 93% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:30 PM EDT
Moonset: 3:26 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The family of bluebirds who’ve been nesting in the box in our front field have fledged. We see them out and about most of the day feeding. I got this somewhat blurry shot of the male poppa and one of the fledglings sitting on the volleyball net (a favorite perch) as the sun went down. I like the hint of blue in the fledgling’s wing feathers.

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 100-300mm lens @ 300mm, ISO 3200, f/5.6, 1/400″ exposure.

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