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Friday, November 28, 2008

Sunny, hardly any clouds; light breeze from west. A dozen northern shovelers in small groups along south shore, overlapping with scores of mallards and a dozen coots. Fresh ice forming in southwest bay and along western shore. Pileated woodpecker flitting among trees along western path and feasting on berries, red head brilliant in the sun. A couple of crows in the trees; one tern or gull in the air. Clots of bright green algae floating near the border of the ice and bound into it. IMG_1965 2.jpg Fishermen on shore and trolling in a half dozen boats. Crushed ice along the eastern shore beginning to refreeze. Many walkers and joggers.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 28, 1:53 pm CST
A Few Clouds
Humidity: 43 %
Wind Speed: W 7 MPH
Barometer: 29.92" (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 20°F (-7°C)
Wind Chill: 36°F (2°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.