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Friday, August 26, 2016

lily

Pollen laden anthers and a pink tipped pistil are beacons for bugs!

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:25AM it’s currently 68 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 68, barometric pressure 29.90” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.09” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 81, and the overnight low was 65.

Forecast:

A slow moving cold front will cross the region this morning delivering scattered showers before sliding to our east. High pressure will bring in dry and seasonable conditions for Saturday. A cold front will move on Sunday bringing showers later in the day.

We’ll see mostly cloudy skies today with numerous showers this morning, then mostly sunny skies this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 80s with southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming northwesterly this afternoon. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be clear with lows in the upper 50s and northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.

Saturday should be sunny with highs in the upper 70s with light and variable winds. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s and light and variable winds.

Sunday should start off partly sunny with an increasing chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs will be around 80 with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. Sunday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the lower 60s. Chance of rain is 70%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 74 and a low of 53.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 78 and lows of 57.
The record high was 96°F in 1948.
The record low was 40°F in 1987.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:08 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:37 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 30m
Length of Day: 13h 29m
Tomorrow will be 2m54s shorter.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 23.3 days old with 37% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:26 AM EDT
Moonset: 3:24 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Robin planted a variety of lilies by Fargo Brook a couple seasons back. This season they’ve come into their prime, and this white variety seem to be quite long-lived with large hand-sized blossoms blooming for a couple of weeks now. The showy anthers leave a dollop of pollen on your nose if you lean in too far to sample the sweet scent!

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/250″ exposure.

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