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Sunday, June 11, 2017

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Drops of morning dew cling to ladies mantle

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently 66 degrees under cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 95%, dewpoint 64, barometric pressure 29.90” and steady. Yesterday’s high was 80, and the overnight low was 58.

Forecast:

A warm ridge of surface high pressure will remain over the region through Monday delivering near record highs temperatures for both today and tomorrow. The Champlain Valley may bump up into the low 90s today. Conditions will mainly be dry with a chance of showers along the international border on Monday afternoon as a surface cold front begins to sag south out of Canada.

We’ll see mostly sunny skies today with highs around 90 and southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Tonight should be mostly clear until midnight, then become partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 60s with west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph until midnight, then becoming light and variable.

Monday should be mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. It’ll be hot with highs in the lower 90s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Monday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 60s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday’s looking partly sunny with a 50% chance of showers. Temperatures will moderate into the upper 70s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 60 and a low of 42. We picked up 0.07″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 75 and lows of 54.
The record high was 92°F in 1947.
The record low was 35°F in 1972.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:36 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 41m
Length of Day: 15h 28m
Tomorrow will be 0m37s longer.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 16.3 days old with 97% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:09 PM EDT
Moonset: 6:59 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The leaves of ladies mantle have serrations that seem to attract moisture. After rains or even just a moderate dew, tiny beads of water will cling to the margins. Minute hairs across the surface of the leaves enhance the effect.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/10, 1/125″ exposure.

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