Today’s Weather And Current Highway Conditions/Observations For Tuesday October 9th, 2018

Mainly sunny today a of high 4C, our winds will be moderate. Currently we have a few clouds, temperature of -3C feels like -7C, our winds are from the NW at 6 km/h and will be increasing to 15 km/h.

There is no weather warning for our area BUT there is a MARINE WIND WARNING  for the LAKE today: Issued 03:00 AM CDT 09 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday.Strong wind warning in effect.Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 Wednesday evening.

Highways in and around our area are in excellent driving conditions.

HAVE A GREAT TUESDAY!

CURRENT WEATHER AND MARINE WIND WARNINGS

CURRENT HIGHWAY CONDITIONS AND OBSERVATIONS 

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.

2018 October 9

NGC 1672: Barred Spiral Galaxy from Hubble 
Image Credit: Hubble Legacy ArchiveNASAESAProcessing & Copyright: Domingo Pestana & Raul Villaverde
Explanation: Many spiral galaxies have bars across their centers. Even our own Milky Way Galaxy is thought to have a modest central bar. Prominently barred spiral galaxy NGC 1672, featured here, was captured in spectacular detail in an image taken by the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope. Visible are dark filamentary dust lanes, young clusters of bright blue stars, red emission nebulas of glowing hydrogen gas, a long bright bar of stars across the center, and a brightactive nucleus that likely houses a supermassive black hole. Light takes about 60 million years to reach us from NGC 1672, which spans about 75,000 light years across. NGC 1672, which appears toward the constellation of the Dolphinfish (Dorado), is being studied to find out how a spiral bar contributes to star formation in a galaxy’s central regions.

Tomorrow’s picture: smaller swirl