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Friday, June 8, 2018

bumble-iris

A bumble bee makes a stop at a bearded iris

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently 57 degrees under cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 56, barometric pressure 30.13” and rising rapidly. We picked up a 0.01” trace of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 71, and the overnight low was 53.

Forecast:

A weak cold front passing through northern New York and Vermont early this morning will bring a northwesterly wind shift allowing skies to clear during the mid to late morning hours. Low humidity and sunshine are expected this afternoon with temperatures reaching the upper 60s to mid 70s. Quiet weather and seasonable temperatures will continue through this weekend. The next chance for widespread precipitation is not expected
until the middle of next week.

We’ll see mostly cloudy skies through mid morning, then gradual clearing with a high near 75 and northwest winds at 7 to 10 mph. Tonight should be mostly clear with a low around 49 and calm winds becoming southerly around 5 mph after midnight.

Saturday should be mostly sunny with a high near 76 and light west winds becoming northwesterly at 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Saturday night should be mostly clear with a low around 45 and north winds around 6 mph, becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday’s looing sunny with a high near 70 and north winds at 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday night should be mostly clear with a low around 46 and light and variable winds.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 82 and a low of 45.

Burlington averages for this date are a high of 74 and low of 53.
The record high was 91°F in 1984.
The record low was 36°F in 1960.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:09AM
Sunset: 8:35PM
Length of Visible Light: 16h 38m
Length of Day: 15h 25m
Tomorrow will be 0 minutes 52 seconds longer

The Moon is a waning crescent, 23.6 days old with 35% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:18AM
Moonset: 2:32PM

About Today’s Photo:

We have several clumps of beared iris around our place. These relatively early bloomers have a strong, sweet scent that reminds us of grape bubblegum. Quite intoxicating! It seems this bumblebee finds them attractive too!

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/400″ exposure.

 

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