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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

skimmer

A skimmer dragonfly pauses briefly on our dock

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently 57 degrees under mostly sunny skies. Winds are calm. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 87%, dewpoint 53, barometric pressure 30.12” and steady. Yesterday’s high was 73, and the overnight low was 40.

Forecast:

High pressure moving to our east today will deliver one more day of sunny skies. A south to southwest air flow will help to bump up temperatures into the upper 70s and low 80s today. Low pressure and an associated cold front moving out of the Great Lakes Wednesday will bring showers and perhaps some thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. The front will exit the region late Wednesday night bringing most showers to an end. Cooler temperatures and the threat of more showers is expected for Thursday as a weaker secondary cold front moves through. High preswure and warming temperatures will build in Friday and continue right into the weekend.

We’ll see mostly sunny skies today with a high near 82 and southwest winds 6 to 10 mph. Tonight should be mostly clear with a low around 60 and southwest wind around 9 mph.

Wednesday should bring showers with thunderstorms possible after 2:00PM. It’ll be partly sunny with a high near 79 and south winds 7 to 9 mph gusting to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40% with rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch with higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Wednesday night showers are likely, mainly before 9:00PM. It’ll be mostly cloudy with a low around 58 and southwest winds 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60% with precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday’s looking mostly cloudy with a high near 67 and northwest wind around 13 mph. There’s a 40% chance of showers midday into the afternoon with precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday night should be mostly cloudy with a low around 47 and northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight. There’s a 40% chance of showers before 2:00AM with precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 90 and a low of 61.

Burlington averages for this date are a high of 75°F and a low of 54.
The record high was 94°F in 2017 (we had a high of 90).
The record low was 36°F in 1906.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:08AM
Sunset: 8:37PM
Length of Visible Light: 16h 41m
Length of Day: 15h 28m
Tomorrow will be 0 minutes 36 seconds longer

The Moon is a waning crescent, 27.8 days old with 3% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:25AM
Moonset: 7:15PM

About Today’s Photo:

There are numerous tiny and delicate damselflies active around our pond right now, but not many of the larger dragonfly species. This skimmer (?) was the exception. It took a brief break from its patrol to let me snap a shot of it.

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 100-300mm lens @  300mm, ISO 800, f/8, 1/1000″ exposure.

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