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Sunday, April 23, 2017

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Sectacular willow blossoms in our front field

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently 38 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 37, barometric pressure 30.09” and rising. We picked up 0.06” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 48, and the overnight low got down to 31 (there’s a bit of melting frost on the ground).

Forecast:

High pressure building over the region this morning will deliver a delightful day today with clear skies and seasonally warm temperatures. Dry weather will remain with us through Monday night before low pressure passes along the eastern
Seaboard Tuesday through Thursday bringing a chance showers Tuesday and Wednesday.

We’ll see sunny skies today. It’ll be much warmer with highs in the mid 60s and light and variable winds, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be clear until midnight, then become partly cloudy. Lows will be in the upper 30s with southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming northwesterly after midnight.

Monday should start off mostly cloudy in the morning, then become partly sunny. Highs will be in the mid 50s with north winds around 10 mph in the morning, becoming light and variable. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 30s and northeast winds around 10 mph.

Tuesday’s looking mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 50s with southeast winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Tuesday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 40s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 52 and a low of 30. We picked up 0.03″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 59 and lows of 38.
The record high was 85°F in 1885.
The record low was 23°F in 1930.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:54 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:46 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 54m
Length of Day: 13h 51m
Tomorrow will be 2m48s longer.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 26 days old with 14% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:35 AM EDT
Moonset: 4:26 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Willow blossoms come in all shapes and sizes. I’ll admit that I’m not thoroughly up to speed on ID-ing all the different varieties of salix, but I do know that, on close examination with a macro lens (or my reading glasses…) that some of them are quite  intricate and beautiful. These fit that bill well!

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 1600, f/13, 1/50″ exposure.

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