Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Full Moon Tonight

Look for it tonight - the November full moon, according to the Farmer's Almanac is the Full Beaver Moon.  In years gone by, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs. Another reason for the moon's name is more practical; it suggests that this is the time beavers are actively preparing for winter.  Anyway it will be a bright sight on this clear night with relatively dry air.  And there's something else to see tonight - Jupiter:

As for the weather, we'll see one more cool dry day before southeast winds bring back the humidity by the end of the week.

TONIGHT: Fair skies, cool with lows in the mid to upper 40s in town, upper thirties for northern 'burbs and low 50s along the coast.  Some patchy fog developing in low-lying areas toward sunrise. Winds nearly calm.

THURSDAY: Sunny early with partly cloudy skies by afternoon. Highs in the low 70s. Winds southeast 5-10 mph.

FRIDAY: Fog early followed by partly to mostly cloudy skies.  Warmer with highs in the mid to upper 70s. Winds southeast 5-10 mph.

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