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Saturday, June 3, 2017

prickly-pear

Prickly pear cactus in bloom in New Mexico

We’re back!

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:20AM it’s currently 48 degrees and drizzling under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 47, barometric pressure 29.91” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.08” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 59, and the overnight low was 47.

Forecast:

Cool and damp conditions will persist across the region today as a northwest flow aloft will deliver considerable cloudiness today along with showers over the northern and central sections of Vermont. Drier weather moves in briefly tonight and then chances for rain increase throughout the day on Sunday, becoming prevalent Sunday night into Monday as a low pressure system slowly moves across the area. The clouds and precipitation will keep temperatures below normal across the region on Sunday and Monday.

We’ll see cloudy skies today with numerous showers, mainly this morning. Highs will be in the mid 50s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with isolated showers until midnight, then become partly cloudy after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 40s with northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 20%.

Sunday should start off partly sunny in the morning, then become mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 60s with light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 40%. Sunday night rain and drizzle are likely. Lows will be in the lower 50s with southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.

Monday occasional showers and drizzle are likely. Highs will be around 60 with southeast winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Monday night should bring occasional showers. Lows will be in the upper 40s. Chance of rain is 80%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 82 and a low of 54. We picked up 0.02″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 73 and lows of 51.
The record high was 94°F in 1919.
The record low was 33°F in 1965.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:09 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:30 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 32m
Length of Day: 15h 21m
Tomorrow will be 1m11s longer.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 9 days old with 67% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:46 PM EDT
Moonset: 2:25 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

We’ve been in the Colorado and New Mexico for the past week and a half enjoying the desert and high plains, so it’s a bit of a shocker coming back to Vermont to find such persistently cool and damp (and greeeeeen!) conditions. I thought I’d share a photo I took of a blooming pricky pear cactus at Plaza Blanco in Abiquiu, NM (where Georgia O’Keefe did a lot of her later painting).

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