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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

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The sunsets over the Altona, NY wind farm in this view from the west shore of Grand Isle

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:50AM it’s currently 70 degrees under cloudy skies. Winds are out of the south at 0-3 mph. Relative humidity is 88%, dewpoint 67, barometric pressure 30.09”. We picked up just a few drops of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 85, and the overnight low was 57.

Forecast:

We’re entering an active and increasingly hot and humid stretch of weather over the next several days. A southwesterly airflow will usher in subtropical heat with temperatures hitting the upper 80s and low to mid 90s on Thursday along with high dewpoints and oppressive humidity. A weak cold front will move through on Friday bringing showers and thunderstorms.

We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms this morning, then partly sunny skies this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 80s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Tonight should be mostly clear and humid with lows in the upper 60s and light and variable winds.

Thursday should be partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. It’ll be hot and humid with highs around 90 with light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 20%. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. It’ll be humid with lows in the upper 60s and light and variable winds.

Friday showers and thunderstorms are likely. It’ll be humid with highs in the mid 80s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Friday night showers are likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Lows will be in the upper 60s. Chance of rain is 70%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 82 and a low of 54.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 59.
The record high was 97°F in 1949.
The record low was 47°F in 1922.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:50 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:03 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 17m
Length of Day: 14h 13m
Tomorrow will be 2m38s shorter.

The Moon is in its first quarter, 7d 15h old with 48% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:32 PM EDT
No Moon Set

About Today’s Photo:

We spent some time up on Grand Isle over the past couple of days, paddling and biking, and enjoying the sunsets. From the west shore of Grand Isle, the wind towers at Altona, NY stand out along the ridge line. The setting sun backlit them nicely.

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 73mm, circular polarizing filter, ISO 800, f/11, 1/320″ exposure.

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2 responses

  1. Christopher White

    If you look closely, you can just make out Don Quixote and Sancho Panza gearing up to attack the northernmost windmills!

    Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:08:53 +0000 To: trillium43@hotmail.com

    August 10, 2016 at 10:58 am

    • Good eyes! I didn’t see that at first!

      August 10, 2016 at 4:44 pm

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