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Monday, July 9, 2018

fly-fleabane

A fly visits daisy fleabane in our front field

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 61 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 61, barometric pressure 30.15” and steady. Yesterday’s high was 85, and the overnight low was 52.

Forecast:

High pressure both at the surface and aloft will continue to provide the region with clear skies and warming temperatures through this evening. A weak cold front will bring scattered showers and thunderstorms on Tuesday before cooler air returns for midweek.

We’ll see sunny skies today with a high near 88 with light and variable winds becoming southerly 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Tonight should bring increasing clouds with a low around 64 and south winds 5 to 7 mph.

Tuesday should bring a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10:00AM. It’ll be partly cloudy with a high near 82 and southwest winds 5 to 8 mph becoming northwesterly in the afternoon. Rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected, except higher amounts are possible in thunderstorms. Tuesday night should be mostly clear with a low around 52 and north winds around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Wednesday’s looking sunny with a high near 78 and calm winds becoming northerly 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Wednesday night should be mostly clear with a low around 53 and light north winds.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 77 and a low of 53. We picked up 1.22″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are a high of 81° and a low of 60°.
The record low was 44° in 1969.
The record high was 97° in 1988.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:17AM
Sunset: 8:37PM
Length of day: 15:19:55
Today will be 1:13 shorter than yesterday.

The moon is a waning crescent, 25.2 days old with 20% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:18AM
Moonset: 4:50PM

About Today’s Photo:

Daisy fleabane is in bloom this time of year in fields. It attracts a wide range of pollenators like this flesh fly.

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/10, 1/400″ exposure.

 

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