The Autumnal Equinox occurred earlier today and urban legend (at least for me) stated that it was possible to balance an egg on the equinoxes. Truth be told, you can balance an egg on any day of the year (a pinch of salt will help the cause). It is a day where the planet is pretty close to achieving an exact balance of day & night (last night’s blog details why it’s not exact) and in just a few days the scales are well on their way to tipping in favor of the southern hemisphere (in terms of daylight).
Now we just need the temps to start acting like fall (amiright?). I set up a very unscientific twitter poll (with twitter limiting me to only 4 options) to gauge interest in fall arriving and this is how it looks as of this evening…
It appears many of you are ready to dress like this guy or at least make a coffee run with him:
(photo courtesy The Onion)
Slow your roll just a bit as we have one more warm day before fall shows up. A cool front is leading the charge out of Canada this evening and will move through New England tomorrow evening. This moving process will lead to an increase in clouds during the after morning sunshine. In terms of rain, a few scattered showers are likely from mid afternoon until early evening–first across southern New Hampshire and last along the South Coast/Cape. Rainfall amounts will disappoint–many towns may not see any rain with a lucky few getting around .30″ from this front.
This front has teeth and will send temps from the 80s tomorrow down into the 60s for the weekend & beyond:
The weekend also offers sunshine both days. Just about ideal for all sorts of fall activities including picking apples:
Just about ideal for Mr. Autumn Man.