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Thursday, August 25, 2016

bottle-fly

Up close with a green bottle fly

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:05AM it’s currently a balmy 68 degrees under cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 83%, dewpoint 63, barometric pressure 29.98 and falling slowly. Yesterday’s high was 84, and the overnight low was 62.

Forecast:

Low pressure near James Bay this morning will drag a cold front through the region over the next 24 hours bringing showers and a chance of some thunderstorms to the region later today and into Friday morning. High pressure will build in behind the departing front delivering dry seasonable weather for the weekend.

We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a 40% chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms, mainly this afternoon. Highs will be around 80 with south winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. It’ll be humid overnight with lows in the mid 60s and south winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.

Friday should be mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. There’s a chance of shower or thunderstorms mainly in the morning east. Highs will be in the lower 80s with southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming northwesterly and gusting up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 40%. Friday night should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 50s and northwest winds around 10 mph.

Saturday’s looking mostly sunny and more seasonable with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 80 and a low of 59.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 78 and lows of 57.
The record high was 97°F in 1947.
The record low was 39°F in 1942.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:39 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 33m
Length of Day: 13h 32m
Tomorrow will be 2m52s shorter.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 22.3 days old with 48% illumination.
No Moon Rise
Moonset: 2:22 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Most likely the majority of you readers would rather not have a giant fly presented to you first thing in the morning, but I think this little guy is pretty interesting. Macro photography does reveal some interesting details like the tiny hairs along the fly’s back.

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/7.1, 1/50″ exposure.

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