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Monday, April 24, 2017

osprey

An osprey enjoys a morning meal near the mouth of Lewis Creek yesterday

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 40 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 94%, dewpoint 39, barometric pressure 30.17” and rising rapidly. Yesterday’s high was 66, and the overnight low was 34.

Forecast:

A dry cold front will pass southward across the region early this morning bringing a northerly wind shift and slightly cooler temperatures than yesterday. Morning clouds should give way to mostly sunny skies by late morning or early afternoon. After a quiet night tonight, low pressure moving northward from the Carolinas will bring numerous showers across our region on Tuesday, and across eastern and south-central Vermont on Wednesday.

We’ll see mostly cloudy skies this morning, then clearing. Highs will be in the mid 50s with north winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be clear with lows in the upper 30s and light and variable winds, becoming easterly around 10 mph after midnight.

Tuesday should be partly sunny with a chance of showers in the morning, then cloudy with showers likely in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 50s with southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tuesday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the lower 40s with southeast winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 60%.

Wednesday’s looking cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 60s with southeast winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy and mild with lows in the lower 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 51 and a low of 23. We picked up 0.01″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 59 and lows of 38.
The record high was 80°F in 2001.
The record low was 23°F in 1930.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:53 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:47 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 57m
Length of Day: 13h 54m
Tomorrow will be 2m48s longer.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 27 days old with 7% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:07 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:38 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Robin & I paddled around the mouth of Lewis Creek yesterday morning. We had the pleasure of getting in close to this osprey and its mate who were camped out in a tree on  one of the small (now inundated) islands out on Lake Champlain. This fellow had recently caught a fish and was enjoying a morning meal.

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 100-300mm lens @ 300mm, ISO 800, f/11, 1/500″ exposure.

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2 responses

  1. Gillian

    Lucky you. Less lucky fish!

    April 24, 2017 at 2:13 pm

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