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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

yellow-hawksweed

Yellow hawksweed blooming and tufting in our front field

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:35AM it’s currently 51 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 91%, dewpoint 48, barometric pressure 30.30” and falling slowly. Yesterday’s high was 73, and the overnight low was 50.

Forecast:

Seasonably warm and breezy conditions are expected today out ahead of an approaching cold front which will cross the region this evening bringing scattered showers and possibly a few rumbles of thunder. Behind the front dry weather and slightly cooler temperatures return for Thursday into Friday before another warming trend arrives for the weekend.

We’ll see sunny to partly cloudy skies today with a stray shower or thunderstorm possible this afternoon. Highs will be around 77F with SSW winds at 10 to 20 mph. Tonight evening showers and thunderstorms will give way to partly cloudy skies after midnight. Lows will be around 53F with WSW winds at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 90%.

Thursday should be partly cloudy with highs around 69F and west winds at 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 48F and light and variable winds.

Friday should be partly cloudy with highs around 66F and WNW winds at 5 to 10 mph. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 46F and light and variable winds.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 68 and a low of 48. We picked up 0.05″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 62 and lows of 43.
The record high was 82°F in 1891.
The record low was 27°F in 1945.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:54AM
Sunset: 6:28PM
Length of Visible Light: 12h 32m
Length of Day: 11h 34m
Tomorrow will be 3 minutes 1 seconds shorter

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 13.2 days old with 97% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:15PM
Moonset: 5:19AM

About Today’s Photo:

Like most flowers at this time of year, yellow hawksweed is going to seed. This bright yellow flower disburses its seeds much in the same manner as its look-alike dandelion—via tufts that blow on the wind.

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/2500″ exposure.

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