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Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Rain LikelyMostly Sunny Sunny Mostly Sunny Sunny Mostly Sunny 61/56 61/50 66/49- 66/48 65/48 66/51 Precip Chance: 60% Precip Chance: 5% Precip Chance: 0% Precip Chance: 5% Precip Chance: 0% Precip Chance: 5% Thursday Partly Cloudy 64/50 Precip Chance: 10% 10-211115161718191101 ll+I 0-2: Low, 3-5: Moderate,'6-7: High, 8-10: Very High, 11+: Extreme Exposure High Low LQtm l d12 1/30 72 61 64/50 0.00" 1/31 69 59 64/50 0.00" 2/1 65 46 65/50 0.00" 2/2 58 49 65/50 0.00" 2/3 57 53 65/50 0.21" 2/4 55 49 64/50 0.00" 2/5 52 48 64/50 0.07" What do you see when you II]~ "see" your breath? aodeA aale~a p~su~puo3 :~ q 'm..~ ~'?i~'1II ~,r~~ ~ [~'n~ ~1 ~o~ c~-'~"~'ot-~-ffT61~t-6T~--, uE--mn-~lt-y-~t" 77%. The record high temperature for today is 87 Fri set in 1988. Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight with Sat a slight chance of rain, overnight low of 56. The Sun record low for tonight is 33 set in 1956. Saturday, Mon skies will be mostly sunny with a high temperature Tue of 61, humidity of 82%. Skies will be mostly clear Wed Saturday night witch an vemight lw f 50" Expect Thu sunny skies Sunday with a high temperature of 66. Skies will be mostly sunny Monday with a high temperature of 66. Tuesday, skies will be sunny with a high temperature of 65. AM EM 5:30-7:30 5:00-7:00 6:29-8:29 5:59-7:59 7:28-9:28 6:58-8:58 8:24-10:247:54-9:54 9:18-11:188:48=10:48 10:09-12:09 9:39-11:39 4:32-6:32 4:02-6:02 Avalon Catalina Harbor tflgh Low High tUgh Low Low Fri 8:26am2:22am9:.42pm 3:23pm Fri 8:31am2:30am9:47pm 3:31pm Sat ~.07am3:06at~ 10:16pm 3:58pm Sat 9:12am3:14am10:21pm 4:06pm Sun 9:47am3:48am10:5lpm 4:3lpm Sun 9:52am3:56am10:56pro 4:39pm Mon 10:.26am 4:3tamll:25pm 5:04pro Mon 10:3lam4:39amll:30pm5:12pm Tue ll:06am5:I6amNone 5:35pm Tne ll:llam5:24amNone 5:43pm Wed 12:01am6:06amll:49am 6:05pm Wed 12:06am6:14amll:54am6:13pm Thu 12:40am7:08am12:43pm 6:37prn Thu 12:45am7:16am12:48pm6:45pm ~- As much as eight inches ~ Sunrise ~ MaonH,~ M~n~t of rain drenched Southern California, Full ~f ~ Fri 6:40 a.m. 5:34 p.m. 5:34 p.m.6:23 a.m. resulting in widespread flooding and 2/10'~,~/:~,~J Sat 6:39 a.m. 5:35 p.m. 6:36 p.m. 7:06 a.m. madslides. The heavy rainfall produced Sun 6:38 a.m. 5:36 p.m. 7:35 p.m. 7:44 a.m. a wall of water that ripped through the A Mon 6:37 a.m. 5:37 p.m. 8:33 p.m. 8:20 a.m. mountain resort community of Hidden i Last f/g~'~ Tue 6:36 a.m. 5:38 p.m. 9:30 p.m. 8:54 a.m. Springs, drowning at least 13 people. 2/18 ~, Wed 6:35 a.m. 5:38 p.m. 10:24 p.m. 9:28 a.m. Thu 6:34 a.m. 5:39 p.m. ll:18 p.m. 10:02 a.m. New 2/26 ~ First 3/5 On Friday, February 10, we will witness a very strange lunar eclipse. Eclipses come in two basic "flavors." Solar eclipses occur when the moon hides the sun. They are daytime events and require safe filtration while any part of the sun is visible. The next total solar eclipse for us is " only months away, August 21 of this year, when the moon's shadow sweeps across the country from coastal Oregon to South Carolina on the ~t East Coast. For Pennsylvania and New Jersey about 80 percent of the sun will be covered by the moon, an event that will requre special filters to see throughout the entire eclipse. More about this later. On February 10 we get to witness the second broad category of eclipses, a lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow blocking the moon, but this one will be decidedly different. If you could see the dark shadow of Earth projected into black space, you would observe a circular region where most of the sun's light was completely blocked called the umbra, and a ring or washer-shaped area surrounding the umbra where the intensity of sunlight gradually diminished towards the umbra, a result of Earth blocking more and more of the sun's light. This secondary shadow of Earth is called the penumbra. During this ha'mr eclipse, visible in the east, the moon only enters the penumbra of Earth, but the position of the moon at its maximum depth, 99 percent at 7:44 pan., EST, is so close to the tnnbra that Ltma will appear decidedly darkened (dusky) in this region. A very small portion ofthe moon, about one percent, opposite to this location will be exposed to full sunlight. The moon will look as if it is gradually losing light from one side to the other. If the moon is made into a clock, at maximum eclipse, Luna should be brightest at the 3:30 position and darkest at the 9:30 location. If you want to heighten the effect of the diminution of light, lay wearing sunglasses to observe the moon. Remember the Cory Hart song lyrics, "I wear my sunglasses at night." Well, here is your perfect opportunity to go Hollywood during the February 10 penumbral lunar eclipse. Clear skies to all! www.aslronomy.org Febnm y 10 Febrtmry 16 hows N htly at/':30 Rated lag Admission.Adult $15.00 Senior & Chld $13.00 Every Tuesday $10.00 Adm ion For More Information Call 11051041179 1u~~~~~~~~~~~l~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~l~~~~~~~~l~~~~~~~~l~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~l~~~~~~~~~ll~~~~~~l~~~~~~~l~~~~~~~~~~~~~~l~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~l~n~n~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~i~~~i~~~~~~~~~~~n~~iiii~~ii~~~~i THE CATALINA ISLANDER Friday, February 10, 20"17 ~ $1