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Monday, June 19, 2017

peonie

In close with a peonie blossom

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:20AM it’s currently 70 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 69, barometric pressure 29.71” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.47” of rain overnight when the line of thunderstorms rolled through starting at around 11:30PM. Yesterday’s high was 88, and the overnight low was 67.

Forecast:

Showers and thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall will form today, mainly in Vermont and the Champlain Valley of northern New York. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect this afternoon and evening. Small hail and gusty winds are also possible in the stronger storms. The threat for heavy rainfall and wind will lessen after tonight, however the weather will remain unsettled this week as a trough of low pressure centered over southern Ontario this morning slowly moves through the
area.

Showers are likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms this morning, then occasional showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. Tonight will be cloudy with occasional showers and thunderstorms until midnight, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall until midnight. Lows will be around 60 with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%.

Tuesday should be mostly cloudy in the morning then become partly sunny with a 50% chance of terrain driven showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs will be in the mid 70s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 50s with southwest winds around 10 mph.

Wednesday’s looking mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of terrain driven showers. Highs will be in the lower 70s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 87 and a low of 52.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 77 and lows of 57.
The record high was 100°F in 1995.
The record low was 37°F in 1946.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:39 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 45m
Length of Day: 15h 31m
Tomorrow will be 0m4s longer.

The moon is a waning crescent, 24 days old with 30% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:08 AM EDT
Moonset: 3:16 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Looking close at a peonie blossom in our ornamental garden reveals a jumble of bright yellow anthers. The fragrance of the blossom was intoxicating!

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/13, 1/1000″ exposure.

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