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May 31, 2010

Sunday, May 31, 2010

Sunny summer day; a few mixed clouds; little breeze. A few sailboats and canoes on the lake; south beach busy.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 31, 4:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
77 °F
(25 °C)
Humidity: 30 %
Wind Speed: SE 5 MPH
Barometer: 29.90" (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 43 °F (6 °C)
Heat Index: 78 °F (26 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

May 27, 2010

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Blue sky, blue lake, bright sun; light breeze from the northeast. Both beaches busy.Two geese and five goslings in a cluster over weeds off the south shore. The water has clarified along the west and north; many sunfish sunning near the shore; mallard and ten ducklings grazing over milfoil.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 27, 5:53 pm CDT
A Few Clouds
80 °F
(27 °C)
Humidity: 27 %
Wind Speed: E 9 MPH
Barometer: 30.10" (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 43 °F (6 °C)
Heat Index: 79 °F (26 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

May 26, 2010

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Thickening undulant stratus cover; some sunlight; light breeze from the northwest. A few people in the water at the south beach. Water clearer along the eastern shore than at the west and northwest. Blue flags blooming at both sides of the eastern outlet. First small roses blooming in the rose garden; iris and peonies showing well; both fountains playing.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 26, 5:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
77 °F
(25 °C)
Humidity: 30 %
Wind Speed: N 8 G 24 MPH
Barometer: 30.12" (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 43 °F (6 °C)
Heat Index: 78 °F (26 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

May 23, 2010

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Some sun shining through the clouds; breeze from the south; air damp. Mallards. Sailboat still capsized at anchor. People in the water at both beaches.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 23, 4:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
87 °F
(31 °C)
Humidity: 50 %
Wind Speed: S 14 G 20 MPH
Barometer: 29.79" (1008.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 66 °F (19 °C)
Heat Index: 89 °F (32 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

May 22, 2010

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Some haze, few clouds after passing storm; strong, gusty breeze from the southeast, ruffling the surface near the shore and cresting waves beyond. Rank smell from the churned algae to the southeast. One sailboat capsized at anchor. Blackbirds calling. Quite a few people, some at each beach, even with the wind.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 22, 3:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
74 °F
(23 °C)
Humidity: 60 %
Wind Speed: SE 20 G 31 MPH
Barometer: 29.66" (1004.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 59 °F (15 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

May 21, 2010

Friday, May 21, 2010

Gray sky and lake, slight breeze from southeast. Muskrat off the south shore; mallards. Two geese and five goslings on the grass over the western shore. Woodpecker at work; construction barriers gone from band shell. Blackbirds loud along the northern shore. Solitary white sail silhouetted against the dark green of the southern shore. Few people.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 21, 2:53 pm CDT
Overcast
64 °F
(18 °C)
Humidity: 68 %
Wind Speed: E 7 MPH
Barometer: 29.91" (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint: 53 °F (12 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

May 20, 2010

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Sunlight through broken high clouds; wind from the east. Pea soup along the south and west shores, delineated by the wind, limited to within a few feet of the western shore. Mallards. Painter at his easel close to the shore. Cottonwood seeds beginning to accumulate in patches.

National Weather Service
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Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 20, 3:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
80 °F
(27 °C)
Humidity: 23 %
Wind Speed: E 12 MPH
Barometer: 29.95" (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 39 °F (4 °C)
Heat Index: 79 °F (26 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

May 18, 2010

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Orange twilight, darkening; faint breeze from the north; cloudless, though some haze at the horizons. Fisherman fly-casting in the water; others fishing from the dock. Mallards in the inlet, trail of muskrat in the water almost crossed by reflection of orange contrail. Blackbird with red- and yellow-striped epaulet loud and close on a bush; another. Several frogs loud along the north shore.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 18, 8:53 pm CDT
A Few Clouds
68 °F
(20 °C)
Humidity: 25 %
Wind Speed: SE 6 MPH
Barometer: 30.01" (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint: 31 °F (-1 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

May 17, 2010

Monday, May 17, 2010

Some high, thin clouds; some small cumulus; light breeze from the northeast. Painter at his easel near the swimming beach; a few people wading and sunning there. Five ducklings near several mallards in the southwest inlet. The water all along the west is opaque as pea soup, as far out as one can see, but becoming clear along the north shore despite the scattered clumps of weeds there. Construction project is fenced off around the band shell. A few people at the north beach. Inch worms still plentiful along the eastern high road.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 17, 5:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
76 °F
(24 °C)
Humidity: 26 %
Wind Speed: NE 9 G 21 MPH
Barometer: 30.09" (1018.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 39 °F (4 °C)
Heat Index: 77 °F (25 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

May 16, 2010

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Some overcast near the south horizon, otherwise blue sky with cumulus clouds moving from the southeast. A few mallards and sailboats on the water, one double kayak; hundreds of people on the paths. Sounds of blackbirds and frogs from the marsh at the northeast, planes overhead.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 16, 4:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
73 °F
(23 °C)
Humidity: 30 %
Wind Speed: E 15 G 18 MPH
Barometer: 30.15" (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 40 °F (4 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

May 15, 2010

Saturday, May 15, 2010

High overcast, small gray cumulus clouds in relief below; slight breeze from the south, hardly moving a few sailboats. Two mallards and four ducklings near the southwest beach. Turtle waiting for the sun on a log over the water. Paths busy with people; woodpecker loud in the western woods. Sudden turquoise algae bloom over the green algae up to ten feet out, all along the western and northern shores, as far as the northern swimming beach. Large network of inchworms suspended from trees along the high road on the east.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 15, 2:53 pm CDT
Overcast
73 °F
(23 °C)
Humidity: 27 %
Wind Speed: S 7 MPH
Barometer: 30.24" (1024.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 37 °F (3 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

May 14, 2010

Friday, May 14, 2010

Lake surface filled with clouds, blurred by breeze from the west. Sunny, mild. Painter at his easel at the southwest. A few mallards, a few sailboats, one green canoe.Two geese and five goslings munching the grass on the western shore. Yellow flowers--dandelions, mustard, a composite--at the northeast. Virginia water-leaf blooming along the creek, matched by a large, last stand of violets.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 14, 5:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
71 °F
(22 °C)
Humidity: 31 %
Wind Speed: W 15 G 23 MPH
Barometer: 30.12" (1019.9 mb)
Dewpoint: 39 °F (4 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

May 12, 2010

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Cool breeze from the east; slackening rain. Dozens of swallows over the water towards the south. A pair of mallards with six small ducklings close to the shore. Underwater rocks bright green with algae.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 12, 4:53 pm CDT
Light Rain
48 °F
(9 °C)
Humidity: 77 %
Wind Speed: E 13 G 23 MPH
Barometer: 30.07" (1018.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 41 °F (5 °C)
Wind Chill: 43 °F (6 °C)
Visibility: 7.00 mi.

May 11, 2010

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Low clouds, chilly breeze from northeast. Scores of swallows flying close the water in the southeast. Two dozen boats now anchored on buoys.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 11, 3:53 pm CDT
Light Drizzle
45 °F
(7 °C)
Humidity: 83 %
Wind Speed: NE 8 MPH
Barometer: 30.02" (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 40 °F (4 °C)
Wind Chill: 41 °F (5 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.