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Monday, July 25, 2016

bladder-campion

Bladder campion blooming along Delfrate Road

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently 65 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 65, barometric pressure 29.90”. Yesterday’s high was 77, and the overnight low was 55.

Forecast:

Low pressure over James Bay this morning will rotate a warm front and then a cold front through the region over the next 24hrs. The warm front will deliver temperatures bumping up to the high 80s and lower 90s, and the cold front will allow for the development of showers and thunderstorms later this afternoon and evening. More tranquil albeit warm to hot weather is on tap for the middle of the week.

We’ll see partly sunny skies today with showers and thunderstorms likely this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall this afternoon. It’ll be warm with highs in the mid 80s to lower 90s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely until midnight, then mostly clear with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall until midnight. Lows will be in the mid 60s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%.

Tuesday should be partly sunny with highs in the lower 80s and west winds 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 60s and west winds around 10 mph.

Wednesday’s looking sunny with highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s and light and variable winds. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 60s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 81 and a low of 50. We picked up 0.05″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was 97°F in 1963.
The record low was 45°F in 1912.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:32 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:24 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 59m
Length of Day: 14h 51m
Tomorrow will be 2m8s shorter.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 21 days old with 67% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:42 PM EDT
Moonset: 11:53 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Bladder campion is a familiar plant that grows in disturbed soils along roadways and in fields as well. Though I haven’t heard of it being use in cooking in the U.S., apparently it is a fairly common ingredient in several countries: in Crete and Cyprus it’s sautéd in olive oil or use in omelettes, and in Italy it is added to risotto. Who knew!

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/320 second exposure.

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2 responses

  1. Gill

    Weather blog/Continuous Learning Channel! Thanks, as always, John.

    July 25, 2016 at 9:10 am

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