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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Breeze from the northwest; thickening cumulus clouds. A half dozen sailboats. Near western shore a small group of mallards approach a floating muskrat with careful hesitation; it decides to leave. Geese mingle with the mallards (including two dark-brown, white-bibbed domestic mallards) and sparrows near the refreshment stand. The plastic brontosaurus--more likely a plesiosaur--is still in place among the weeds along the eastern shore, near a wood duck and six ducklings.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jul 28, 2:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
75 °F
(24 °C)
Humidity: 37 %
Wind Speed: NW 13 MPH
Barometer: 29.86" (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint: 47 °F (8 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.