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July 5, 2010

Monday, July 5, 2010

Gray clouds under gray clouds; lake almost still. Two fishermen in a boat; others on shore. Sixteen geese preening on the thin strip of grass between the path and the lake on the western shore. Pale violet asters along the north shore. Pink bee balm blossoming in the northeast marsh.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jul 5, 5:53 pm CDT
Overcast
75 °F
(24 °C)
Humidity: 79 %
Wind Speed: E 6 MPH
Barometer: 29.77" (1007.6 mb)
Dewpoint: 68 °F (20 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

July 4, 2010

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Gray clouds below gray overcast; light breeze from the west. Paths busy, beaches less so. A few sailboats, two kayaks. Mallards. Campanula rapunculoides still on display; white sweet clover coming into bloom. A couple of monarch butterflies near the milkweed. Butter and eggs bright yellow along the northeast marsh. Creek running well.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
National Weather Service
Last Update on Jul 4, 4:53 pm CDT
Overcast
82 °F
(28 °C)
Humidity: 63 %
Wind Speed: W 8 MPH
Barometer: 29.74" (1006.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 68 °F (20 °C)
Heat Index: 85 °F (29 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.