« September 2009 | Main | November 2009 »

October 29, 2009

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Light rain, breeze from the southeast. Small pod of coots near southeast, others scattered around, a few mallards. Two fishing boats. Creek moving along.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 29, 2:53 pm CDT
Light Rain Fog/Mist
52 °F
(11 °C)
Humidity: 89 %
Wind Speed: SE 13 G 22 MPH
Barometer: 29.72" (1006.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 49 °F (9 °C)
Wind Chill: 48 °F (9 °C)
Visibility: 4.00 mi.

October 28, 2009

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

(Late this afternoon.) Low gray clouds; breeze from the northeast. Mallards, plentiful coots. Duck like a pin-tail near the fishing dock. Three fishing boats on the water.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 28, 5:53 pm CDT
Overcast with Haze
50 °F
(10 °C)
Humidity: 83 %
Wind Speed: E 14 MPH
Barometer: 29.90" (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 45 °F (7 °C)
Wind Chill: 45 °F (7 °C)
Visibility: 5.00 mi.

October 27, 2009

Blue sky, sunlight, a few thin clouds; some fall color. Coots along the southern shore; calls of geese overhead.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 27, 9:53 am CDT
A Few Clouds
42 °F
(6 °C)
Humidity: 65 %
Wind Speed: S 12 MPH
Barometer: 29.88" (1012.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 31 °F (-1 °C)
Wind Chill: 36 °F (2 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

October 26, 2009

Monday, October 26, 2006

Ranks of cumulus clouds, blue sky, sun; fair breeze from the southwest. Fishermen on the dock; in a white rowboat with white oars; in a motor boat. Coots, mallards. Some fall color.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 26, 2:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
48 °F
(9 °C)
Humidity: 56 %
Wind Speed: W 12 MPH
Barometer: 30.02" (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 33 °F (1 °C)
Wind Chill: 43 °F (6 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.
More Local Wx: 3 Day History:

October 25, 2009

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Gray. light breeze from the southwest. Dozens of coots, not so many mallards, near the shore; gulls near the center of the lake. One fishing boat on the water, one fisherman on the dock.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 25, 5:53 pm CDT
Overcast
46 °F
(8 °C)
Humidity: 86 %
Wind Speed: W 6 MPH
Barometer: 29.97" (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint: 42 °F (6 °C)
Wind Chill: 43 °F (6 °C)
Visibility: 7.00 mi.

October 24, 2009

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Gray sky and gray lake; little wind. Coots and mallards near the south and southwest shore; gulls near the center of the lake. A few fishing boats. Creek full but slow.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 24, 4:53 pm CDT
Overcast
52 °F
(11 °C)
Humidity: 61 %
Wind Speed: SW 8 MPH
Barometer: 29.63" (1004.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 39 °F (4 °C)
Wind Chill: 49 °F (9 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

October 20, 2009

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Slate-gray sky and water; faint drizzle, little wind. Three plastic kayaks on the water, red, blue, yellow; one gray aluminum canoe; several gray fishing boats. Many mallards, more coots. Creek slow.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 20, 4:53 pm CDT
Light Drizzle
50 °F
(10 °C)
Humidity: 83 %
Wind Speed: NE 9 MPH
Barometer: 30.01" (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 45 °F (7 °C)
Wind Chill: 46 °F (8 °C)
Visibility: 4.00 mi

October 17, 2009

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Yellow-orange sunlight sideways under thinning cloud cover; little wind. Loon far off the southern shore; some mallards and many coots closer in. Hundreds of white gulls floating and flying around the center of the darkening lake. A couple of fishing boats on the water, others fishing from the shore.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 17, 5:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
48 °F
(9 °C)
Humidity: 42 %
Wind Speed: SW 5 MPH
Barometer: 30.30" (1026.6 mb)
Dewpoint: 26 °F (-3 °C)
Wind Chill: 46 °F (8 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

October 15, 2009

October 15, 2009

Earlier this afternoon: Cool, light drizzle. Mallards along the south shore, dozens of coots; one busy gull. One fishing boat on the water, one stray anchored sailboat. Creek moving along.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 15, 4:53 pm CDT
Light Drizzle
39 °F
(4 °C)
Humidity: 86 %
Wind Speed: E 8 MPH
Barometer: 30.07" (1019.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 35 °F (2 °C)
Wind Chill: 33 °F (1 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

October 13, 2009

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Sun a vague disc shining through gray cloud cover. Cool breeze from the east. More coots than mallards along the southern and western shores; pair of buffleheads near the north shore. All the sailboats gone from the bouys, except for one, anchored out of place. Few people on the paths. One fishing boat on the water. Two yellow-rumped warblers near the path near the band shell.; other warblers in the brush along the shore. Remnants of snow hardly melting; creek moving along.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 13, 3:53 pm CDT
Overcast
39 °F
(4 °C)
Humidity: 57 %
Wind Speed: NE 6 MPH
Barometer: 30.39" (1030.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 25 °F (-4 °C)
Wind Chill: 35 °F (2 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

October 11, 2009

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Broken clouds, some sunlight. Mallards and coots near the south and southwest shoreline. Large muskrat in the inlet pool. A few fishing boats on the water. Only seven sailboats left at anchor; many empty buoys now claimed by gulls. Water in creek hardly moving.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 11, 3:53 pm CDT
Overcast
39 °F
(4 °C)
Humidity: 41 %
Wind Speed: NW 7 MPH
Barometer: 30.29" (1026.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 17 °F (-8 °C)
Wind Chill: 34 °F (1 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi

October 9, 2009

Friday, October 9, 2009

Sunny, blue sky; scattering of thin pancake clouds. A couple of sailboats and fishing boats; one canoe with fishermen. Mallards and gull near the south shore, a few fishermen on the dock. Several sailboats being rowed to shore and trucked off for the winter. A dozen mallards in the row along the north shore, huddled at the edge of the water, catching the afternoon sun. Creek running well.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 9, 4:53 pm CDT
A Few Clouds
46 °F
(8 °C)
Humidity: 37 %
Wind Speed: NW 10 MPH
Barometer: 30.04" (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 21 °F (-6 °C)
Wind Chill: 41 °F (5 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

October 8, 2009

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Scattered thin clouds; autumn sunlight, blue sky; chilly breeze from the northwest. Mallards near the southeast fishing dock; a couple of gulls standing and flying. Some color in the maples along the eastern shore.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 8, 4:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
46 °F
(8 °C)
Humidity: 54 %
Wind Speed: NW 13 MPH
Barometer: 30.00" (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 30 °F (-1 °C)
Wind Chill: 40 °F (4 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

October 7, 2009

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Blue sky, a few thin clouds near the northern horizon, good wind from the southwest. Four white sailboats on the water; fishermen on the dock. Mallards and almost two dozen coots near the southwest inlet. Two black-and-brown caterpillars on the concrete border of the path, at different locations. Four mallards on the creek.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 7, 2:53 pm CDT
A Few Clouds
61 °F
(16 °C)
Humidity: 43 %
Wind Speed: SW 18 G 24 MPH
Barometer: 29.74" (1007.5 mb)
Dewpoint: 38 °F (3 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

October 6, 2009

Tuesday, Octobert 6, 2009

Light rain, chilly wind from the northwest, making waves. No boats on the lake, no fishermen on the docks. Some mallards at the southwest inlet. Only a few people on the paths. The creek running full, with one mallard on it.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 6, 4:53 pm CDT
Light Rain
44 °F
(7 °C)
Humidity: 85 %
Wind Speed: NW 15 G 28 MPH
Barometer: 29.58" (1002.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 40 °F (4 °C)
Wind Chill: 37 °F (3 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

October 5, 2009

Monday, October 5, 2009

Thickening clouds and gathering rain; faint breeze from the south. One sailboat, several fishing boats on the water. Mallards along the southern shore; gull near the fishing dock. Mallards mixed with crows at the water's edge along the northern beach. Cardinals and warblers calling from the brush along the western shore. Slow current in the low creek.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Oct 5, 3:53 pm CDT
Light Rain
50 °F
(10 °C)
Humidity: 77 %
Wind Speed: Calm
Barometer: 30.02" (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 43 °F (6 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.