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Sunday, July 2, 2017

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Purple flowering raspberry in bloom along Taft Road

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 68 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 95%, dewpoint 66, barometric pressure 29.86” and rising. We picked up 0.60” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 75, and the overnight low was 60.

Forecast:

We’ll finally see a welcomed return to drier, quieter weather starting today and lasting through the middle of next week as surface high pressure builds down from Canada. Temperatures are expected to be near seasonable—maybe a degree or two below—with lower humidity levles. The next chance for more widespread showers and storms will arrive by next Thursday.

We’ll see mostly sunny skies today with highs in the upper 70s and west winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be mostly clear until midnight, then become partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight along the Canadian border. Lows will be around 60 with southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 20%.

Monday should be partly sunny with a 20% chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with west winds around 10 mph. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 50s and northwest winds around 10 mph.

Tuesday—the Fourth—is looking partly sunny with highs in the lower 70s and 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 68 and a low of 48. We picked up 0.42″ of rain.

Our rain total for June was 9.46”. Zowee!

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 80 and lows of 59.
The record high was 96°F in 1963.
The record low was 40°F in 1978.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:12 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:39 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 39m
Length of Day: 15h 27m
Tomorrow will be 0m51s shorter.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 8.6 days with 62% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:39 PM EDT
Moonset: 1:24 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Purple flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus) is in bloom along roadways and in shady locations. This particular bush sported some deep purple flowers. This member of the Rubus family produces large, flattish berries that aren’t particularly flavorful, but worth a try if you find ’em!

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/6.3, 1/200″ exposure.

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