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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

thistle

A thistle head in our front field

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 8:00AM it’s currently 63 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 63, barometric pressure 30.11”. We picked up 0.40” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 69, and the overnight low was 55.

Forecast:

High pressure is currently building into the region and will dominate the weather over the next several days with dry and increasingly warm conditions going into the upcoming weekend.

We’ll see partly sunny skies today with a slight chance of showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 20%. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then clearing with areas of fog after midnight. Lows will be around 60 with light and variable winds.

Wednesday should be mostly sunny with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Wednesday night should be mostly clear with lows around 60 and light and variable winds.

Thursday’s looking mostly sunny with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds. Thursday night should be mostly clear with lows in the mid 60s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 79 and a low of 52. We picked up 0.12″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 99°F in 1975.
The record low was 44°F in 1953.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:40 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:14 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 39m
Length of Day: 14h 33m
Tomorrow will be 2m24s shorter.

The Moon is new, 29d 1h old with 0% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:26 AM EDT
Moonset: 7:59 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Looking closely at a thistle head reveals tiny hairs between the impressive (and sharp!) spines.

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/2.8, 1/2000″ exposure

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