May 14, 2017 12 AM Update

Good evening! Rain and 48 degrees in Delmar. There is a east breeze at 5 mph. The skies will clear Monday around 5 pm. 

We lost power for a while  but now it is back on. Don’t know what caused it, maybe it was the heavy rain. Only lasted maybe a minute, by the time I figured out what happened it was back on. Got very dark without the street lights on. 

Tonight will rain, mainly before 4am. Low of 45 degrees at 4am. One degrees below normal. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. In 2016, it got down to 46 degrees with rain and shallow fog and cloudy skies. The record low of 30 occurred back in 1996.

Waning Gibbous Moon tonight with 79% illuminated. The Last Quarter Moon is on Friday night with partly cloudy expected. The Full “Strawberry” Moon is on Friday, June 9th. The sun will rise at 5:33 am with the first light at 5:01 am, which is one minute and 4 seconds earlier than yesterday. Tonight will have 9 hours and 23 minutes of darkness, a decrease of 2 minutes and 5 seconds over last night.

Tomorrow will have a chance of showers before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high of 58 degrees at 2pm. 10 degrees below normal. North wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. A year ago, we had rain, shallow fog, cloudy skies and a high of 73 degrees. The record high of 93 was set in 1900.

In four weeks on June 10 the sun will be setting at 8:32 pm, which is 23 minutes and 29 seconds later then tonight. In 2016 on that day, we had mostly sunny skies and temperatures between 74 and 47 degrees. Typically, you have temperatures between 77 and 55 degrees. The record high of 96 degrees was set back in 2008.

Continuing to work on fixing the Facebook connection with the blog. I think the switch over to the new API won’t be a big deal. 

Looking ahead, 15 Hours of Daylight is in 2 weeks, 50th Gas Up in Gallupville is in 4 weeks, Eat Your Vegatables Day is in 5 weeks, Latest Sunset of Year (8:37 PM) is in 6 weeks, July 1st is in 7 weeks, Hottest Day of Year (83 Average) is in 2 months, Cow Apprechiation Day (Moo?) is in 9 weeks, Hottest Time of Year Ends (83 Average) is in 10 weeks, National Lasagna Day is in 11 weeks, Last Sunset After 8 PM is in 13 weeks, National Dog Day is in 15 weeks, Lowville Cream Cheese Festival is in 18 weeks and Beaver Moon is in 25 weeks.

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