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Mercury will soon return to the early evening skies in the west at sunset. It will be extremely low and nearly level with the horizon.
Venus is back in the early morning skies, rising from the southeast just before the sun gets up. It is the third brightest object in the sky after the sun and moon.
Mars is still visible but quite low in the west after nightfall. It’s in the constellation Libra and is definitely red in color and it doesn’t twinkle like a star. It sets before midnight.
Jupiter rises in the southeast horizon in the late evening and climbs into the southeast in the early morning hours.
Saturn has returned as a morning planet rising from the east in the early morning.
The following stream levels were measured in the White Clay Creek near Newark, Del.
Date: Nov. 19, 2012
Flow in cubic feet per second:
Minimum for date, cubic feet per second:
Mean for date, cubic feet per second:
Maximum for date until this week, cubic feet per second:
Sunrise for Nov. 22: 6:46 a.m.
Sunset for Nov. 22: 4:44 p.m.
Hours of sunlight: 9 hours, 57 minutes, 47 seconds
Thursday, Nov. 22, Sunny, High 53, Low 35
Friday, Nov. 23: Mostly sunny, High 54, Low 35
Saturday, Nov. 24:Partly cloudy, High 44, Low 32
Sunday, Nov. 25: Partly cloudy, High 38, Low 33
Courtesy of Stroud Water Research Center
Date, Rain, Low, High
Nov. 13, 0.39 32.0, 61.9
Nov. 14, 0.00 26.8, 45.3
Nov. 15, 0.00 27.3, 46.0
Nov. 16, 0.00 30.9, 47.7
Nov. 17, 0.00 28.2, 53.1
Nov. 18, 0.00 28.2, 49.8
Cumulative liquid precipitation through Nov. 18: 34.35 inches
Normal cumulative liquid precipitation through Nov. 18: 41.22 inches
The Farmers’ Almanac predicts weather deteriorating by Thanksgiving with cold rains and wet snow by Friday. On Saturday through next Tuesday, look for mostly fair and cold. Wednesday through the end of the month will be generally fair, the almanac says.
Moonset for Nov. 22: 1:11 a.m.
Moonrise for Nov. 22: 1:23 p.m.
London Britain, Monday, Nov. 26, 7 p.m.