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Monday, July 10, 2017

bunchberry

Bunch berry in bloom along the trail on Camel’s Hump

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:50AM it’s currently 66 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the north at 2-5 mph. Relative humidity is 84%, dewpoint 62, barometric pressure 29.95” and steady. Yesterday’s high was 77, and the overnight low was 59. We picked up 1.22” of rain during the day on Saturday.

Forecast:

Active weather continues with showers and an embedded rumble of thunder or two expected through midday before some clearing develops by mid afternoon. Additional showers will redevelop toward Tuesday morning especially over
central Vermont. A cold front will produce more scattered showers and storms on Tuesday afternoon before a bubble of high pressure brings some drying on Wednesday.
We’ll see mostly cloudy skies today with a 50% chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then become mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows will be in the mid 60s with south winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday should be cloudy with showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be around 80 with south winds around 10 mph, becoming westerlty in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 70%. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the upper 50s with northwest winds around 10 mph.

Wednesday’s looking partly sunny and less humid with highs in the lower 70s and north winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night showers are likely as the next round of low pressure moves out of the Great Lakes. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain is 70%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 66 and a low of 58. We picked up 0.40″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 60.
The record high was 96°F in 1911.
The record low was 45°F in 1942.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:17 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:36 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 29m
Length of Day: 15h 18m
Tomorrow will be 1m21s shorter.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 15.8 days old with 98% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:31 PM EDT
Moonset: 6:41 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Bunchberry (Cornus canadensis) is still in bloom at higher elevations. This low growing member of the dogwood family grows in clonal colonies on the forest floor. It produces bunches of bright red berries that are apparently edible with a mild apple flavor (I’ll have to give ’em a try…)

Panasonic GM5, Lumix 12-32mm lens @ 32mm, ISO 800, f/8, 1/1000″ exposure.

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