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o: Cape Gazette TUESDAY. JULY 31 - THURSDAY AUGUST 2, 2012 39 Wild Delmarva ))Kevin Fleming Tricolor Trifecta "A TRICOLORED HERON is surrounded by a Glossy Ibis (left) and Cattle Egret in a rookery that all three birds share. The Delrnarva Peninsula is about the northernmost range of the TrJcolored Heron, which is more common farther south along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. Tricolored Herons used to:,~ be known as Louisiana Herons. To see more of Kevin's photography visit his gallery at 239 Rehoboth Avenue in Rehoboth Beach. Some sun with a t-storm In the Mostly, ~ a couple of area', humid thunderstorms High 81-88 Low 68-72 UV Index: 5 ~.cuWeather.eom UV Index" Wednesday Friday Saturday Some sun with a shower or Clouds and sun witha t-storm Clouds and sun with a t-~o~ thunderstorm around cosslble: humid possible: humid 84-88 / 71-75 86-90 / 72-76 87-91 / 73-77 UV Index: 6 UV Index: 7 UV Index: 7 number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low 3-5 Moderate; 6,7 High; 8-10 High; 11+ Extreme. Georgetown statistics for July 23 to July 29, Temperatures High for the week 97 Low for the week 68 Normal high 87 Normal low 66 Average temperature 81.2 Normal average temperature 76.6 Precipitation Total, for the week 1.02" Total for the month 3.29" Normal for the month 3,18" Forecasts and graphics provided by AcuWeather; Inc. @2012 Cs~Henlopen :.,,:':i: .'::- Sbff:andW|ndR - Today: Winds east-southeast 6-12 knots, swell east-southeast t-3 ft. with a 8 second period. Today's ocean temperature: 79 Wednesday: Winds south 6-12 knots. swell south-southeast 1-3 ft, with a 7 sec period. Thursday: Winds southwest 5-10 knots, swell south*southeast 1-2 ft, with a 6 sec. period. Total for the year 14,21" Roosevelt Inlet July 31 Aug. 1 Normal for the year 25.91" Indian River !nlet First high ' "-7:45 a,m. 6:40 a.m. Cooling Degree Days (bSussex Shores First low 1:46 a,m. 2:38 a.m. Degree days past weeK 116 Second high 8:15 p.m, 9:06 p.m. Total degree days since Jan. 1 962 Normal degree days since Jan, 1 639 Index of fuel consumption indicating how many de~ 'ees the average temperature rose aOove 65 degrees for the day, byvl me~ SUNiMOON Sunrise Sunset Today 6:01 a.m. 8:12 p,m Wednesday 6:02 a.m. 8:11 p,m Thursday 6:03 a.m. 8:10 o,m Friday 6:04 a.m8:09 D,m. Saturday 6:05 a.m8:08 p.m. Bethany Beach Second lOW 1:43 D.m, 2:38 o.m. Indian River Inlet First higl~ First low Second high Second low Oak Orchard First high ~ - ~ ~ Firstlow Second high Full Last Second low Aug 1 Aug 9 New Flrat Aug17 Aug 24 Rehoboth Beach First high First ~ow Second high Second low Tlie moon, and its relative distance to tne earth affects tides on a monthly basis, When the moon is farthest from the earth (apogee), tides of decreased range or currents of decreased speed occur, When me moon is closest to the eartr (perigee), the occurrence of increased range or currents of speed ~s more prevaiem Date Time Apogee Aug. 10 6:53 a,m. Perigee Aug. 23 3:40 D,m. Apogee See, 7 2:01 a.m. Today: Wind east 6-12 knots, Waves 1-3 feet, Visibility under 2 miles in a shower or thunderstorm Wednesday: Winc southeast 6-12 knots. Waves 1-3 feet, Visibility under 2 miles in thunderstorms. Thursday: Wind southwest 6-12 knots, Waves 1-2 feet. Visibility under 2 miles in a thunderstorm. Humid with partial sunshine Friday- Wind south 6-12 knots. Wav~ 88-92 1 73-77 1-2 feet, Visibility under 2 miles in a shower or thunderstorm. UV Index: 7 Saturday: Wind from the south at 8-16. Knots, Wave heights 1-3 feet. Visibilit~~.-,' generally clear i ~;.: : Humd"teday With a Sitower or r" ~" " -".thundetstormarour~d, Fljg~h ~,: 83. AooOple of shOW; .~'~J.,d~l-~ ,ere and a thunderstorm n ghL Low 70, AshoWer :, .~ :0rthunderstorm arOUhd: rrew,,Nigh 86, A shower or thunderstorm possible ' ~ Thur~}day and Friday, High _...~ _~'~.~.~Thursday 88, High Friday 89: [da~', partial ~unshI.Ei~ Aug. 2 Aug. 3 Aug. 4' 9:30 a.m. 10:t7 &m. ~11:02 a,m. 3:27 a.m, 4:t2 a.m. 4:55 a,m. 9:53 p.m. t0:38 p.m, 11 f20 p, m. 3:30 o.m. 4:19 p m. 5:06 13 m. July 31 Aug. 1 Aug. 2 Aug. 3 Aug. 4 7:35 a.m. 8:29 a,m. 9:21 a.m~ 10:09 a.m, 10:56 a.m, 1 !22 a.m.2:14 a.m. 3:01 a.m. 3:44 a.m. 4:27 a.m. 8:12 p.m. ' 9:02 p,m, 9:50 p,m. 10:35 p,m. 1i:t9 p.m. 1:16 p.m, 2:11 p.m, 3:02 p.m. 3:50 pro. 4:37 p.m. July 31 Aug. 1 Aug. 2 Aug. 3 Aug. 4 9:27a, m. - 10:21 a.m,11:13a.m. 12:01 p.m. 12:27a~'.' 4-16 a.m, 5:08 a.m. 5:55 a.m. 6:38 a.m. 7:21 a.m. 10:04 p.m. 10:54 p.m. - 11:42 p:m. - .... 12:48 p,m. 4:10 p,m. 5:05 p.m. 5:56 a.m. 6:44 p,m. 7:31 p.m, July 31 Aug. 1 Aug. 2 Aug. 3 Aug. 4~ 6:36 a.m. 7:30 a.m. 8:22 a.m, 9:10 a.m. 9:57 a.m, 12:45 a.m. 1:37 a.m. 2:24 a.m. 3:07 a.m. 3:50 a.m. 7:13 p.m. 8:03 p.m. , _ 8~51 plm. - 9;36 p.m. 10:20 p.m, 12:39 p.m, 1:34 p.m, 2:25 D.m. 3:13 p.m. 4:00 p.~i