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November 30, 2009

Monday, November 30, 2009

Clouds thinning to blue sky and sunlight. Only a few mallards near the southern shore; two dozen coots. Bald eagle back on its floodlight perch behind the band shell, facing the lake. Gull on a floating dock. Lake not high, but water still running in the creek; four mallards in a pool there.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 30, 2:53 pm CST
Mostly Cloudy
42 °F
(6 °C)
Humidity: 62 %
Wind Speed: SW 7 MPH
Barometer: 29.73" (1007.5 mb)
Dewpoint: 30 °F (-1 °C)
Wind Chill: 38 °F (3 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

November 29, 2009

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Layered gray clouds, darkest over the lake. Chilly. Mallards along the shore. Pink glints to the west.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 29, 4:53 pm CST
Overcast
36 °F
(2 °C)
Humidity: 76 %
Wind Speed: NW 10 MPH
Barometer: 29.98" (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 29 °F (-2 °C)
Wind Chill: 29 °F (-2 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

(Delayed posting.) Thickening clouds, thin sun. Coots and mallards along the southern shore. Green algae conspicuous several feet out. Several fishing boats on the water; fishermen near the band shell, also a painter at an easel. Paths fairly busy.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Mostly Cloudy
45 °F
(7 °C)
Humidity: 63 %
Wind Speed: NW 5 MPH
Barometer: 29.79" (1009.5 mb)
Dewpoint: 33 °F (1 °C)
Wind Chill: 43 °F (6 °C)
Visibility: 7.00 miLast Update on Nov 28, 1:53 pm CST

November 27, 2009

Saturday, November 27, 2009

Some clouds at the horizon. Mallards and coots along the south shore. One fishing boat; fishermen on the shore near the band shell; paths busy. Breeze from the south churning the algae along the north shore. Two docks floating offshore evidently anchored, not adrift.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 27, 3:53 pm CST
A Few Clouds
40 °F
(4 °C)
Humidity: 63 %
Wind Speed: SE 7 MPH
Barometer: 29.83" (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint: 28 °F (-2 °C)
Wind Chill: 35 °F (2 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

November 22, 2009

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Gray, low clouds, planes low and noisy. Mallards and coots near the south shore; raft of gulls in the middle of the lake. Green algae along the shore thickening and turning to turquoise in large patches, mostly along the south shore.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
National Weather Service
Last Update on Nov 22, 4:53 pm CST
Overcast
53 °F
(12 °C)
Humidity: 74 %
Wind Speed: SE 7 MPH
Barometer: 29.98" (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint: 45 °F (7 °C)
Wind Chill: 51 °F (11 °C)
Visibility: 9.00 mi.

November 20, 2009

Friday, November 20, 2009

Cloudless, haze on the horizon. Mallards and coots near the south shore. Lake lower; distinct rim of algae close to the shore, staining the mud green. Large flock of gulls floating in the middle of the lake. Bald eagle perched for some time on top of (unlit) flood light next to the path behind the band shell, about fifty feet off the ground, watching the lake and attracting more than a dozen people. Two fishing boats on the water, one nearby. Hundreds of gulls rise and fly north towards Lake Calhoun. Crescent moon brightening in the dusk.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 20, 4:53 pm CST
Fair
49 °F
(9 °C)
Humidity: 56 %
Wind Speed: SW 5 MPH
Barometer: 30.08" (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 34 °F (1 °C)
Wind Chill: 47 °F (8 °C)
Visibility: 8.00 mi.

November 18, 2009

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Cloudless, some haze near the horizon; amber sun; breeze from northeast. Two fishing boats on the water. A few mallards along the south shore, some coots to the west; a few gulls over the water near the band shell; more than a dozen geese build a V and fly north towards Lake Calhoun, followed by two sets of stragglers. Suspended green algae forming close to the shore.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 18, 3:53 pm CST
Fair
49 °F
(9 °C)
Humidity: 52 %
Wind Speed: NE 8 MPH
Barometer: 30.02" (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 32 °F (0 °C)
Wind Chill: 46 °F (8 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

November 16, 2009

Monday, November 16, 2009

Sunny, cloudless; light breeze. White rowboat on the water. A few mallards.

Naational Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 16, 12:53 pm CST
Fair
48 °F
(9 °C)
Humidity: 46 %
Wind Speed: E 6 MPH
Barometer: 30.29" (1026.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 28 °F (-2 °C)
Wind Chill: 45 °F (7 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

November 13, 2009

Friday, November 13, 2009

Leaden sky, thickening damp. Coots and mallards, and one fishing boat.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 13, 4:53 pm CST
Light Drizzle
49 °F
(9 °C)
Humidity: 74 %
Wind Speed: S 8 MPH
Barometer: 29.62" (1003.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 41 °F (5 °C)
Wind Chill: 46 °F (8 °C)
Visibility: 6.00 mi.

November 12, 2009

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Gray cloud cover, faintly pink to the south; good wind from the south. Mallards and coots in the lee of the wind; waves in the open water.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 12, 4:53 pm CST
Overcast
53 °F
(12 °C)
Humidity: 45 %
Wind Speed: SE 16 G 23 MPH
Barometer: 29.70" (1006.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 32 °F (0 °C)
Wind Chill: 48 °F (9 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

November 11, 2009

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Vanishing sunlight, overcast, breeze from the south. Mallards, coots; large raft of gulls in the middle of lake, bright in the sunlight, then almost invisible.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 11, 4:53 pm CST
Mostly Cloudy
55 °F
(13 °C)
Humidity: 45 %
Wind Speed: S 9 MPH
Barometer: 30.21" (1023.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 34 °F (1 °C)
Wind Chill: 52 °F (11 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

November 10, 2009

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Sunny, some haze around the low orange sun, blue sky, light breeze from the south. Mallards, coots; fisherman in a canoe, two in a fishing boat, more on the shore near the band shell. Busy paths; sunlight doubled along the western shore. Lake edge beginning to be exposed, but creek still running well.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 10, 3:53 pm CST
A Few Clouds
60 °F
(16 °C)
Humidity: 24 %
Wind Speed: SE 7 MPH
Barometer: 30.45" (1031.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 23 °F (-5 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

November 9, 2009

Monday, November 9, 2009

Only a few long streaks of cloud, west to east; sky blue, pink, and orange in the afterglow. Solitary least grebe near the south shore, diving. Coots and mallards. Loon off the western shore, diving. Hundreds of gulls clustered and landing in the middle of the lake. Two helicopters hovering high and soundless over the south shore, lights shining.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 9, 4:53 pm CST
Partly Cloudy
55 °F
(13 °C)
Humidity: 25 %
Wind Speed: NW 5 MPH
Barometer: 30.38" (1029.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 20 °F (-7 °C)
Wind Chill: 54 °F (12 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

November 8, 2009

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Some slanting sunllght between broken stratus clouds; breeze from the east. Fishermen in a canoe and two boats, also on shore near the band shell. Mallards, coots, gulls. Paths busy.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 8, 3:53 pm CST
Mostly Cloudy
63 °F
(17 °C)
Humidity: 33 %
Wind Speed: E 12 MPH
Barometer: 29.81" (1009.6 mb)
Dewpoint: 33 °F (1 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

November 5, 2009

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Bright sun, almost cloudless; hardly a breeze. Least grebe alone near south shore; coots and mallards near the fishing dock at the southwest--now adrift in the water, as is the other dock on the north shore. Stand of milkweed on the north shore glistens in the sunlight. Creek down almost a foot, but still running well, and floating mallards.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 5, 10:53 am CST
A Few Clouds
43 °F
(6 °C)
Humidity: 60 %
Wind Speed: Calm
Barometer: 30.29" (1026.6 mb)
Dewpoint: 30 °F (-1 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

November 4, 2009

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Gray sky, light breeze from southwest. Coots scattered along southern shore; a few gulls; eagle flying along the northern shore away to the east. A dozen mallards on the high creek.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 4, 12:53 pm CST
Overcast
44 °F
(7 °C)
Humidity: 68 %
Wind Speed: W 13 MPH
Barometer: 30.22" (1024.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 34 °F (1 °C)
Wind Chill: 38 °F (3 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

November 3, 2009

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Gray, chilly, rain; good breeze from the southeast. Mallards, coots, and a pair of least grebes near the southern shore. Two fishing boats on the water.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 3, 5:53 pm CST
Light Rain
37 °F
(3 °C)
Humidity: 86 %
Wind Speed: SE 15 MPH
Barometer: 30.17" (1022.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 33 °F (1 °C)
Wind Chill: 28 °F (-2 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

November 2, 2009

Monday, November 2, 1009

Clear sky, few clouds at the horizon, sun bright but low, strong wind from the west. Coots in the lee of the wind, a few mallards; hundreds of gulls in the middle of the lake. One fishing boat; a sailboat capsizes near the southeast shore, attracting police cars, fire trucks, and an ambulance. Creek running full.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 2, 4:53 pm CST
A Few Clouds
43 °F
(6 °C)
Humidity: 37 %
Wind Speed: NW 17 G 32 MPH
Barometer: 30.26" (1025.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 18 °F (-8 °C)
Wind Chill: 35 °F (2 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

November 1, 2009

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Blue sky, a few clouds, weak sunlight, mild breeze from the south. Red kayak on the water. Diffuse groups of coots; two separate pairs of least grebes near the south shore. Bald eagle flying along the the north shore from west to east. Creek high, floating half a dozen mallards.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Nov 1, 3:53 pm CST
Partly Cloudy
58 °F
(14 °C)
Humidity: 51 %
Wind Speed: S 7 MPH
Barometer: 29.90" (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 40 °F (4 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.