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August 31, 2010

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Thickening clouds, some blue sky. Light breeze from the southwest. Three sailboats on the water, two fishermen on anchored boats. Not many people on the paths or beaches. A few mallards. Ample goldenrod. Creek running well.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 31, 1:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
85 °F
(29 °C)
Humidity: 57 %
Wind Speed: SW 6 MPH
Barometer: 29.84" (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 68 °F (20 °C)
Heat Index: 88 °F (31 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.
More Local Wx: 3 Day History:

August 17, 2010

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Sunny, hardly a cloud, light breeze from the southwest. Half dozen sailboats, several canoes, a kayak; beaches busy. Stalk of purple loosestrife on the south shore. Large carp close to shore at the north.Two monarch butterflies on thistles in the northeast marsh; turtleheads blooming nearby. Creek still high.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 17, 2:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
77 °F
(25 °C)
Humidity: 37 %
Wind Speed: SW 9 MPH
Barometer: 30.06" (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 49 °F (9 °C)
Heat Index: 78 °F (26 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 16, 2010

Monday, August 16, 2010

Sunny, fair breeze from the southwest, clouds just beginning to form. One sailboat on the lake. Some fishing from the shore. Water relatively clear. Monarch butterfly working the breeze. Creek still high.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 16, 10:53 am CDT
A Few Clouds
73 °F
(23 °C)
Humidity: 46 %
Wind Speed: W 15 G 24 MPH
Barometer: 30.02" (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 51 °F (11 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 15, 2010

Sunday, August 15, 2010

(This afternoon:) Sunny, cumulus clouds, good breeze from the west. A few sailboats on the water. Paths busy. Cardinal flower in the marsh to the northeast. More goldenrod coming into bloom. Loon close to the western shore of Lake Calhoun,

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 15, 9:53 pm CDT
A Few Clouds
69 °F
(21 °C)
Humidity: 55 %
Wind Speed: W 10 MPH
Barometer: 29.96" (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 52 °F (11 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 14, 2010

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Sunny, blue sky, slight haze; still humid; light breeze from the west. Fourteen sailboats and two canoes scattered over the lake. Paths busy. Dozens of fish sunning in the southwest inlet.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 14, 10:53 am CDT
Fair
83 °F
(28 °C)
Humidity: 55 %
Wind Speed: W 6 MPH
Barometer: 29.82" (1009.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 65 °F (18 °C)
Heat Index: 85 °F (29 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 13, 2010

Friday, August 13, 2010

Some blue sky and sunlight; clouds and light rain; cooling breeze from the west; very humid. Loon riding the small waves near the south shore. Mallards. A few sailboats, one kayak; some runners on the path. Goldenrod blooming in a row close to the north shore. Creek running full.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 13, 5:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
77 °F
(25 °C)
Humidity: 79 %
Wind Speed: N 17 G 28 MPH
Barometer: 29.64" (1003.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 70 °F (21 °C)
Heat Index: 79 °F (26 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 8, 2010

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Sunny; some clouds and haze. Light breeze from the south. Hot and humid. Dwindling crowds on the paths; beaches fairly busy. One kayak. Mallards and a couple of ducklings here and there; one brown domestic mallard with a large white bib in the southwest inlet. Stray gull and dragonfly.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 8, 11:53 am CDT
A Few Clouds
86 °F
(30 °C)
Humidity: 70 %
Wind Speed: S 6 MPH
Barometer: 29.73" (1006.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 75 °F (24 °C)
Heat Index: 95 °F (35 °C)
Visibility: 7.00 mi.

August 6, 2010

Friday, August 6, 2010

Sunny, hazy, cloudy; fading breeze from the northwest, dew point rising. Paths and beaches busy; mallards among the swimmers and waders at the southeast beach.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 6, 4:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
84 °F
(29 °C)
Humidity: 34 %
Wind Speed: NW 7 MPH
Barometer: 29.92" (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 53 °F (12 °C)
Heat Index: 83 °F (28 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 4, 2010

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Fair breeze from the northwest; high cumulus clouds; still humid. A few sailboats; eagle hovering over the lake. Yellow daisies along the western shore; goldenrod ready to bloom. Monarch butterfly on the milkweed. Not many people on the paths.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 4, 2:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
87 °F
(31 °C)
Humidity: 46 %
Wind Speed: W 10 G 22 MPH
Barometer: 29.90" (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 64 °F (18 °C)
Heat Index: 88 °F (31 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.