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Saturday, July 30, 2016

beetle-daylily

A tiny beetle makes a stretch between anthers of a daylily

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:10AM it’s currently 53 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 53, barometric pressure 30.04” and rising slowly. Yesterday’s high was 81, and the overnight low was 50.

Forecast:

Canadian high pressure will deliver a lovely summer day today with seasonable temperatures and low humidity levels. A slow moving upper level trough and associated moisture moving out of the Ohio Valley will bring periods of rain showers Sunday into Monday, possible lingering into early Tuesday. High pressure returns Wednesday through Friday with warmer and more humid conditions.

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

Sunday should start out partly sunny with a slight chance of showers in the morning, then become mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds. Sunday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 70%.

Monday showers are likely. Highs will be in the lower 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 70%. Monday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be around 60.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 81 and a low of 62. We picked up 0.07″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 96°F in 1959.
The record low was 45°F in 1952.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:37 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:18 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light:15h 47m
Length of Day: 14h 40m
Tomorrow will be 2m19s shorter.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 26d old with 14% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:29 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:32 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

You never know what you’re going to see until you get in close to a subject. My eye was drawn to this colorful daylily, and only when I focused on it through the camera did I notice the tiny beetle reaching across the void between anthers.

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

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