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Sunday, July 26, 2020

echinacea-crab-spider

A tiny crab spider lurks in an echinacea blossom

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 61 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 95%, dewpoint 60, barometric pressure 29.93” and steady. Yesterday’s high was 87, and the overnight low was 59.

Forecast:

We’ve got a hot and humid summer day on tap today courtesy of high pressure over the region. Daytime highs should climb into the mid 80s to lower 90s with dewpoints in the mid to upper 60s. A shortwave trough will slide through southern Québec later this afternoon bringing a chance of showers and thunderstorms across northern Vermont this afternoon and evening. Some storms may be strong. Monday should be warm and muggy with dewpoints creep upwards into the lower 70s. Cloud cover should keep things a notch or two less hot that today though. A cold front will swing through the region later in the day on Monday bringing showers and thunderstorms. Showers and thunderstorms will continue through much of Tuesday. Cooler and near normal temperatures look to be on tap for the remainder of the week.

We’ll see mostly sunny skies today with a high near 86 and southwest winds 8 to 15 mph. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers. Lows will be around 70 with west winds 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwesterly.

Monday should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be near 86 with southwest winds 7 to 11 mph. Rainfall amounts of less than 0.10″ are expected with higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Monday night should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be around 71 with south winds 8 to 11 mph. Rainfall amounts between 0.10″-0.25″ are possible with higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday should be mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be near 86 with west winds 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60% with rainfall amounts between 0.10″-0.25″ are possible with higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with a low around 61 and west winds 5 to 7 mph becoming southerly after midnight.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 87 and a low of 53.

Burlington averages for this date are a low of 61 and a high of 81.
The record low was 45 in 1976.
The record high was 94 in 1989.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:33AM
Sunset: 8:23PM
Length of day: 14:49:39
Today will be 2:07 shorter than yesterday.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 6 days old with 36% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:23PM
Moonset: 11:59PM

About Today’s Photo:

Some of the echinacea blossoms in our back garden are beginning to look a bit ragged. This doesn’t keep the action from happening though, as this tiny white crab spider lurks waiting for hapless prey to come a bit too close.

Sony A7II, Sony 90mm macro lens, ISO 2500, f/11, 1/60″ exposure.

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