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January 27, 2009

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Bright sun diffused by cirrus and cirrostratus. Light breeze from southwest. Few people, more cars.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jan 27, 3:53 pm CST
Partly Cloudy
10°F
(-12°C)
Humidity: 48 %
Wind Speed: SW 6 MPH
Barometer: 30.24" (1026.4 mb)
Dewpoint: -6°F (-21°C)
Wind Chill: 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

January 25, 2009

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Cold breeze from the west; widening sheets of cloud. Few walkers, joggers, skiers, dogs. Small flock of robins in exposed patch of long grass on the north shore.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jan 25, 4:53 pm CST
Mostly Cloudy
5°F
(-15°C)
Humidity: 49 %
Wind Speed: W 9 MPH
Barometer: 30.36" (1030.5 mb)
Dewpoint: -10°F (-23°C)
Wind Chill: -9°F (-23°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

January 19, 2009

Monday, January 19, 2009

Patches of blue sky and glimpses of sunlight. Mild breeze from north; few snowflakes. Active paths: walkers, joggers, baby carriages, bicycle; some skiers and fishermen on the snowy ice. Dogs today, as often this winter, unleashed on the ice, as in the water in summer.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jan 19, 4:53 pm CST
Light Snow
19°F
(-7°C)
Humidity: 71 %
Wind Speed: NW 8 MPH
Barometer: 29.96" (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 11°F (-12°C)
Wind Chill: 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility: 9.00 mi.

January 18, 2009

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Not so cold, breeze from the north; clouds thinning and dispersing, snow ending. Scattering of skiers, joggers, walkers, dogs; some tents and fishermen. Venus a bright disc after sunset.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jan 18, 4:53 pm CST
Light Snow
23°F
(-5°C)
Humidity: 74 %
Wind Speed: N 16 G 22 MPH
Barometer: 29.85" (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 16°F (-9°C)
Wind Chill: 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility: 5.00 mi.

January 17, 2009

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Much warmer, but still cold, with light breeze from northwest. Sky clear after sunset, except for clouds at western horizon. Scattering of skiers, runners, fishermen, walkers, dogs.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jan 17, 4:53 pm CST
Partly Cloudy
15°F
(-9°C)
Humidity: 67 %
Wind Speed: NW 14 MPH
Barometer: 29.82" (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint: 6°F (-14°C)
Wind Chill: 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

3 Day History
17 16:53 NW 14 10.00 Partly Cloudy SCT027 15 6 29.82 1011.6
17 15:53 NW 23 G 32 10.00 Overcast and Breezy SCT029 OVC037 16 7 29.80 1010.8
17 14:53 NW 21 G 28 5.00 Light Snow and Breezy BKN026 OVC036 17 9 29.76 1009.5
17 13:53 NW 22 G 29 6.00 Light Snow and Breezy SCT025 OVC032 18 10 29.74 1008.8
17 12:53 NW 22 G 37 4.00 Light Snow and Breezy BKN025 BKN032 OVC040 19 10 29.72 1008.0
17 11:53 NW 18 G 28 5.00 Light Snow BKN026 OVC031 20 11 21 17 29.72 1008.0
17 10:53 NW 21 G 29 9.00 Overcast and Breezy SCT021 OVC032 20 12 29.72 1008.1
17 09:53 W 20 G 31 2.00 Light Snow BKN022 OVC028 20 14 29.72 1008.1
17 08:53 NW 17 G 31 3.00 Light Snow BKN020 OVC025 21 14 29.70 1007.5
17 07:53 NW 12 8.00 Overcast OVC016 20 15 29.68 1006.8
17 06:53 W 10 9.00 Overcast OVC014 18 13 29.67 1006.5
17 05:53 SW 8 9.00 Overcast OVC018 17 11 17 8 29.66 1006.3
17 04:53 SW 7 10.00 Mostly Cloudy BKN020 BKN110 15 10 29.68 1007.0
17 03:53 S 7 9.00 Overcast OVC020 13 8 29.72 1008.5
17 02:53 S 12 10.00 Overcast BKN018 OVC039 12 6 29.77 1009.9
17 01:53 S 12 9.00 Light Snow OVC017 11 5 29.82 1011.6
17 00:53 SE 14 6.00 Light Snow Fog/Mist OVC017 8 4 29.87 1013.6
16 23:53 S 12 3.00 Light Snow Fog/Mist OVC013 7 4 7 3 29.94 1016.1
16 22:53 SE 9 2.50 Light Snow OVC019 6 1 30.00 1018.4
16 21:53 S 12 9.00 Light Snow BKN020 OVC025 5 -1 30.05 1020.1
16 20:53 S 10 8.00 Light Snow OVC024 4 -2 30.11 1022.3
16 19:53 S 12 9.00 Light Snow OVC026 3 -3 30.16 1024.0
16 18:53 S 12 9.00 Light Snow OVC028 3 -3 30.20 1025.6
16 17:53 S 15 G 21 9.00 Light Snow FEW018 OVC034 4 -3 4 -3 30.22 1026.2
16 16:53 S 12 9.00 Light Snow OVC034 4 -4 30.25 1027.1
16 15:53 SE 9 9.00 Light Snow FEW015 SCT030 OVC036 3 -4 30.30 1028.7
16 14:53 S 9 8.00 Light Snow OVC032 2 -7 30.32 1029.6
16 13:53 SE 12 10.00 Partly Cloudy FEW020 SCT250 2 -9 30.33 1030.0
16 12:53 S 9 10.00 Partly Cloudy SCT250 -0 -11 30.38 1031.7
16 11:53 SE 10 10.00 Partly Cloudy FEW038 SCT250 -3 -14 -3 -22 30.42 1033.2
16 10:53 SE 8 10.00 Partly Cloudy SCT040 SCT250 -8 -18 30.47 1034.9
16 09:53 E 8 9.00 A Few Clouds FEW250 -16 -21 30.48 1035.3
16 08:53 E 8 9.00 Fair CLR -20 -25 30.49 1036.0
16 07:53 SE 6 8.00 Fair CLR -22 -27 30.51 1036.6
16 06:53 SE 6 9.00 Light Snow CLR -22 -27 30.53 1037.2
16 05:53 SE 3 10.00 Fair CLR -21 -25 -16 -21 30.55 1037.7
16 04:53 S 3 10.00 Fair CLR -18 -23 30.56 1038.1
16 03:53 Calm 10.00 Fair CLR -18 -23 30.59 1039.0
16 02:53 Calm 10.00 Fair CLR -18 -23 30.60 1039.4
16 01:53 Calm 9.00 Fair CLR -17 -23 30.61 1039.6
16 00:53 SW 6 10.00 Fair CLR -17 -22 30.62 1040.1
15 23:53 SW 5 10.00 Fair CLR -16 -22 -11 -17 30.64 1040.7
15 22:53 Calm 10.00 Fair CLR -17 -22 30.66 1041.4
15 21:53 SW 5 10.00 Fair CLR -16 -22 30.66 1041.7
15 20:53 Calm 10.00 Fair CLR -15 -21 30.67 1042.1
15 19:53 W 7 10.00 Fair CLR -14 -21 30.68 1042.2
15 18:53 SW 3 10.00 Fair CLR -13 -21 30.67 1041.9
15 17:53 SW 7 10.00 Fair CLR -11 -19 -6 -11 30.67 1041.8
15 16:53 W 8 10.00 Fair CLR -8 -18 30.66 1041.5
15 15:53 W 7 10.00 Fair CLR -7 -18 30.67 1041.8
15 14:53 W 9 10.00 Fair CLR -6 -18 30.67 1041.8
15 13:53 W 10 10.00 Fair CLR -7 -18 30.67 1041.8
15 12:53 W 7 10.00 Fair CLR -9 -19 30.68 1042.0
15 11:53 W 10 10.00 Fair CLR -11 -20 -11 -21 30.69 1042.6
15 10:53 W 6 10.00 Fair CLR -14 -22 30.71 1043.2
15 09:53 SW 6 10.00 Fair CLR -19 -25 30.71 1043.2
15 08:53 SW 6 10.00 Fair CLR -20 -25 30.70 1043.1
15 07:53 W 8 10.00 Fair CLR -21 -27 30.70 1042.7
15 06:53 W 9 10.00 Fair CLR -21 -26 30.68 1042.0
15 05:53 W 6 10.00 Fair CLR -20 -26 -16 -20 30.67 1041.8
15 04:53 NW 7 10.00 Partly Cloudy SCT010 -20 -26 30.65 1041.2
15 03:53 NW 9 10.00 Fair CLR -19 -26 30.64 1040.8
15 02:53 NW 12 10.00 Fair CLR -19 -25 30.64 1040.7
15 01:53 NW 8 10.00 A Few Clouds FEW010 -19 -25 30.62 1039.9
15 00:53 NW 10 10.00 Fair CLR -17 -24 30.60 1039.3
14 23:53 NW 10 8.00 Fair CLR -16 -24 -7 -16 30.59 1038.7
14 22:53 NW 9 10.00 Fair CLR -14 -22 30.58 1038.5
14 21:53 NW 12 10.00 Fair CLR -12 -21 30.56 1037.9
14 20:53 NW 10 10.00 Fair CLR -11 -20 30.55 1037.4
14 19:53 NW 10 10.00 Fair CLR -9 -20 30.54 1037.0
14 18:53 NW 10 10.00 Fair CLR -7 -19 30.52 1036.2
14 17:53 W 9 10.00 Fair CLR -7 -19 -3 -7 30.50 1035.7

January 13, 2009

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Short walk along the eastern shore.Gray sky, yellowish at the horizon, over fresh white snow. Slight breeze from south; cold. Only a few joggers; tracks of one skier; no fishermen or tents in view.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jan 13, 3:53 pm CST
Overcast
-4°F
(-20°C)
Humidity: 58 %
Wind Speed: SE 8 MPH
Barometer: 30.15" (1023.8 mb)
Dewpoint: -15°F (-26°C)
Wind Chill: -19°F (-28°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi

January 11, 2009

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Cloudless towards sunset; still. Blue, pink, brown (trees and brush), white. A few skiers, skaters, fishermen, dogs.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jan 11, 4:53 pm CST
Fair
14°F
(-10°C)
Humidity: 71 %
Wind Speed: NW 5 MPH
Barometer: 30.11" (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 6°F (-14°C)
Wind Chill: 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

January 10, 2009

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Almost clear sky, though stratus builds from the southwest, behind a cold breeze. Lake busier than usual: families, skaters, skiers, sledders, runners, walkers, and dog-walkers; kite-fliers to the north, a few small kites and three large, high ones trailing long tails. The end of the Winter Kite Festival, a truck waiting on the ice to be packed up.

KiteFesitval.jpg

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jan 10, 4:53 p CST
A Few Clouds
13°F
(-11°C)
Humidity: 56 %
Wind Speed: SW 6 MPH
Barometer: 30.18" (1023.9 mb)
Dewpoint: -0°F (-18°C)
Wind Chill: 4°F (-16°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

January 6, 2009

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Cloudless, light breeze from southwest. Peach-colored sun near the horizon, sky shading from peach to blue. A good number of pedestrians, dogs, runners, fishermen.

Minneapolis, Crystal Airport
Lat: 45.08 Lon: -93.38 Elev: 869
Last Update on Jan 6, 3:53 pm CST
Fair
24°F
(-4°C)
Humidity: 62 %
Wind Speed: S 7 MPH
Barometer: 29.46" (999.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 13°F (-11°C)
Wind Chill: 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

January 4, 2009

Sunday, January 4, 2009

Short walk just after sunset. Cloudless; cold breeze from west; coat of fresh white snow sets off the brown trees. Sky not quite transparent, orange to violet; Venus bright and half the moon. Few people.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jan 4, 4:53 pm CST
Fair
1°F
(-17°C)
Humidity: 59 %
Wind Speed: W 9 MPH
Barometer: 30.29" (1027.9 mb)
Dewpoint: -10°F (-23°C)
Wind Chill: -14°F (-26°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

January 3, 2009

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Gray, still, damp, chill. A scattering of fishermen on the ice, some drilling. A few cross-country skiers around the perimeter; a few kids carrying/dragging plastic sleds. Small flock of robins scurrying on the snow and in the brush on the western shore. Thin glaze falling. Bicyclist on the path, blinking red tail light.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jan 3, 3:53 pm CST
Light Freezing Drizzle
24°F
(-4°C)
Humidity: 75 %
Wind Speed: NE 5 MPH
Barometer: 29.83" (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 17°F (-8°C)
Wind Chill: 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility: 2.50 mi.

January 2, 2009

Friday, January 2, 2009

Light breeze; clouds confined to horizon at first; pale blue sky, crescent moon, apricot sunlight. Broken cloud sheet moving in from south, Turneresque display at sunset.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jan 2, 4:53 pm CST
Mostly Cloudy
13°F
(-11°C)
Humidity: 56 %
Wind Speed: E 6 MPH
Barometer: 29.93" (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint: -0°F (-18°C)
Wind Chill: 4°F (-16°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

January 1, 2009

New Year's Day, 2009

Sunny, few clouds; strong breeze from the west. Tents scattered about, mostly near the north and south shores; one or two ice fishermen; a neat rectangular rink cleared near the southwest shore. A dozen people walking (and some walking their dogs) on the snow-covered ice; one kite in the air; many pedestrians on the path.

IMG_2164ac2.jpg

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jan 1, 3:53 pm CST
Partly Cloudy
30°F
(-1°C)
Humidity: 61 %
Wind Speed: W 17 G 26 MPH
Barometer: 29.64" (1004.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 18°F (-8°C)
Wind Chill: 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.