Today’s Weather And Current Fire Danger For Tuesday September 11th, 2018

Cloudy with showers today, clearing this evening a high of 14C with moderate winds. Currently we have isolated light showers, our winds are from the SE at 12 km/h and will remain steady throughout the day.

There are no weather warnings for our area BUT there is a MARINE WIND WARNING for the LAKE today:

Issued 03:00 AM CDT 11 September 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.Strong wind warning in effect.Wind east 15 knots increasing to south 20 late this morning then becoming northwest 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to north 15 after midnight then veering to east 15 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 20 Wednesday evening.

We have NO FIRE DANGER for our area at this time.

HAVE A GREAT TUESDAY!

CURRENT WEATHER AND MARINE WARNINGS

CURRENT HIGHWAY OBSERVATIONS AND CONDITIONS

CURRENT FIRE DANGER AND OBSERVATIONS 

NASA PICTURE OF THE DAY

Milky Way over Troll’s Tongue 
Image Credit & Copyright: Ruslan Merzlyakov (RMS Photography)
Explanation: You have to take a long hike to see the Troll’s Tongue — ten hours over rocky terrain. And in this case, it took three trips to capture the landform below a clear night sky. Trolltunga itself is a picturesque rock protrusionextending about 700 meters over mountainous cliffs near Lake Ringedalsvatnet in Norway. The overhang is made of billion-year-old Precambrian bedrock that was carved out by glaciers during an ice-age about 10,000 years ago. The featured picture is a composite of two exposures, a 15-second image of the foreground Earth followed 40 minutes later by an 87-second exposure of the background sky. Thousands of discernable stars dot the backdrop starscape in addition to billions of unresolved stars in the nearly vertical band of our Milky Way Galaxy.

Tomorrow’s picture: lunar rock & roll

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