Temp 74 degrees with 84% humidity with calm winds starting to shift from the North, cloudy skies @ 1:50pm.
We had another 1.5 inches of rain last night with 3 inches in the last 48 hours. Sunset is now around 7:40pm with the days getting shorter.
The monarchs were feeding intently on both butterfly bushes so much they were allowing me to get relatively close to take pics, there is one just resting on the milkweed.
We have plenty of blooming sources and water moisture in the soil. The weather forecast appears to be calm and sunny all week. Peak migration should be around September 17-29 for the area I live. Based on the journey north maps it appears migration and overnight roosting is starting to arrive in northern Iowa so this suggest our normal timelines is aligning again this year.
Latitude: 39 Longitude: -94.7
Observed by: Mike
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