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Friday, October 6, 2017

bumble-mum

A slow moving bumble bee gets last licks on a mum

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:2AM it’s currently 50 degrees under overcasts skies. A few random raindrops are falling. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 50, barometric pressure 30.06” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 72, and the overnight low was 44.

Forecast:

The weather will remain active through the weekend. A weak disturbance will bring clouds and a few light showers mainly this morning before we see partial clearing from north to south this afternoon. A warm front will lift from the south Saturday bringing some more clouds and a chance of showers. A weak cold front will then bring showers late Saturday night and into Sunday. Temperatures will stay much above normal through the weekend possibly reaching record highs on Sunday.

We’ll see showers early today, then mostly cloudy skies in the afternoon. Highs will be around 62F with SW winds at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Tonight should be partly cloudy early giving way to cloudy skies late. Lows will be around 52F with light and variable winds.

Saturday should be cloudy with highs around 76F and south winds at 10 to 15 mph. Saturday night should be cloudy with occasional rain after midnight. Lows will be around 67F with south winds at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 60%.

Sunday should bring light rain early with a mix of sun and clouds in the afternoon. Highs will be around 77F with SW winds at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Sunday night should be clear with lows around 53F and light and variable winds.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 73 and a low of 43.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 61 and lows of 42.
The record high was 82°F in 1946.
The record low was 23°F in 1964.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:57AM
Sunset: 6:25PM
Length of Visible Light: 12h 26m
Length of Day: 11h 28m
Tomorrow will be 3 minutes 1 seconds shorter

The Moon is waning gibbous, 15.3 days old with 99% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:19PM
Moonset: 7:39AM

About Today’s Photo:

It’s getting late in the season for pollinators. Though we’ve had only light frost at our place thus far, the number of bees has greatly diminished as most flowers are past their peak. Some mums out in our back garden attracted a couple of bumble bees however. In the cool morning neither of them were moving very quickly.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/80″ exposure.

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