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Saturday, April 22, 2017

blue-flowers

Mystery blue flowers blooming in our back yard…

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:55AM it’s currently 44 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 43, barometric pressure 29.92” and steady. We picked up 0.11” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 50, and the overnight low was 44.

Forecast:

Low pressure over Québec and an associated surface trough will continue to slide eastward today bringing a chance of showers across the region early, then drying later in the day. A ridge of surface high pressure will build in overnight and will remain over the region through early next week.

We’ll see mostly cloudy skies today with a 30% chance of showers mainly this morning. Highs will be in the upper 40s with light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of rain showers until midnight, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph.

Sunday should be sunny with highs in the lower 60s and light and variable winds. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 30s and west winds around 10 mph.

Monday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the mid 50s and north winds around 10 mph. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 30s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 74 and a low of 50. We picked up 0.12″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 58 and lows of 37.
The record high was 80°F in 1973.
The record low was 21°F in 1947.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:56 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:45 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 51m
Length of Day: 13h 49m
Tomorrow will be 2m49s longer.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 25 days old with 22% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:02 AM EDT
Moonset: 3:17 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

We have lots of these little blue flowers blooming in our back yard. I think they were once planted but have naturalized quite prolifically. Can anyone ID them for me?

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 1600, f/4.5, 1/800″ exposure.

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4 responses

  1. Robin Worn

    those lovely blue flowers would be chionodoxa

    April 22, 2017 at 8:37 am

    • thanks Robin! I figured one of my readers would chime in!

      April 22, 2017 at 9:56 am

  2. Ruth Blodgett

    I think they are Scilla Siberian squill, a bulb flower that will spread.

    April 22, 2017 at 1:16 pm

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