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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

rudbekia

A lovely black-eyed Susan near the shore of Blueberry Lake

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:20AM it’s currently 57 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 576, barometric pressure 30.16”. Yesterday’s high was 81, and the overnight low was 52.

Forecast:

High pressure sitting right over New England this morning will continue to dominate our weather into Friday delivering dry and sunny conditions with increasing temperatures day by day. The next chance for showers arrives Friday when a cold front swings through.

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

Thursday should be partly sunny with highs in the mid 80s and light and variable winds, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Thursday night should be mostly clear with lows in the mid 60s and south winds around 10 mph.

Friday’s looking partly sunny and warmer with highs in the upper 80s to low 90s in the broad valleys with south winds around 10 mph. The aforementioned cold front will swing through Friday night bringing showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the mid 60s. Chance of rain is 70%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 82 and a low of 60.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 97°F in 1988.
The record low was 42°F in 1964.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:42 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:13 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 37m
Length of Day: 14h 31m
Tomorrow will be 2m27s shorter.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 14h old with 1% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:30 AM EDT
Moonset: 8:36 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Robin & I went for a post mountain bike swim in Blueberry Lake in Warren, VT yesterday afternoon. There were a variety of seeded wildflowers growing along the access to one of the “beaches” on the shore. This Susan had some very attractive coloring. Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia) are of the species among the various wildflower mixes frequently used to restore areas that have been disturbed. This seemed to be the case at Blueberry Lake were some fairly recent excavation had occurred.

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/4, 1/500″ exposure.

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