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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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A bumble bee visits the globe thistles in our ornamental garden

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently 61 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 61, barometric pressure 29.92”. Yesterday’s high was 79, and the overnight low was 56.

Forecast:

We’ve got a warm-to-hot day on tap today courtesy of high pressure which is currently in place over the region. Temperatures should bump up into the upper 80s and low 90s with plenty of sunshine. A trough of low pressure will slide through Thursday kicking off showers and thunderstorms. The weekend is looking dry and seasonable.

We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the upper 80s to low 90s with light and variable winds. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 60s and light and variable winds.

Thursday should start out partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then become mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 80s wiht light and variable winds. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds.

Friday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 85 and a low of 59.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 98°F in 1949.
The record low was 46°F in 2001 (we had a low of 41).

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:34 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:21 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 54m
Length of Day: 14h 47m
Tomorrow will be 2m13s shorter.M

The Moon is a waning crescent, 23d old with 44% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:17 AM EDT
Moonset: 2:13 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The globe thistles in our ornamental garden are blooming right now, and, as usual, they are attracting every kind of pollenator known to man. It’s a pretty crowded place with sometimes 3 or 4 bees, flies, or whatever feeding at one blossom. This tricolored bumble bee was one happy camper!

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/400″ exposure.

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