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Thursday, July 12, 2018

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A tiny wasp works yarrow flowerettes

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 8:00AM it’s currently 55 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 54, barometric pressure 30.17” and rising slowly. Yesterday’s high was 77, and the overnight low was 46.

Forecast:

High pressure continues to deliver fair weather with near or slightly above seasonal temperatures to finish off the work week. A cold front will bring some showers early Saturday. The heat will return Sunday and Monday with well above normal temperatures forecast. Another cold front will move through Tuesday bringing some showers and thunderstorms.

We’ll see mostly sunny skies today with a high near 80 and calm winds becoming northwesterly 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Tonight should be clear with a low around 53 and light and variable winds.

Friday should be sunny with a high near 85 and calm winds. Friday night should be mostly cloudy with a low around 62 and southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.

Saturday should bring a 40% chance of showers with a chance of afternoon thunderstorms. It’ll be mostly cloudy with a high near 79 and south winds 8 to 10 mph. Rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are possible with higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Saturday night should bring a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms. It’ll be mostly cloudy with a low around 62 and south winds around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are possible with higher amounts in thunderstorms.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 81 and a low of 60.

Burlington averages for this date are a high of 81° and a low of 60°.
The record low was 46° in 1971.
The record high was 96° in 1948.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:19AM
Sunset: 8:35PM
Length of day: 15:15:54
Today will be 1:24 shorter than yesterday.

The Moon is new, 28.6 days old with 0% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:45AM
Moonset: 8:15PM

About Today’s Photo:

This tiny wasp was busy working the yarrow flowerettes in one of our ornamental gardens. It was very patient with my attempts to grab a portrait. I like the way the pollen clings to its tiny hairs.

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/200″ exposure.

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