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September 28, 2010

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Blue sky and yellow sunlight, hardly a wisp of cloud; light breeze from the north. A half dozen sailboats on the water; a few fishing boats. Several coots along with the mallards in the southwest inlet. Trees along the shore and along the creek still showing green, brown, and orange.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 28, 4:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
63 °F
(17 °C)
Humidity: 65 %
Wind Speed: NW 7 MPH
Barometer: 29.86" (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 51 °F (11 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 26, 2010

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Hardly a cloud; blue sky, full afternoon sun highlighting some autumn color in the trees along the shore. Hardly a breeze; one sailboat and several fishing boats and canoes. Mallards being fed bread in the southwest inlet, watched by a gull and a tern; great blue heron preening itself on the larger island there. Many people on the paths; one swimmer off the northern shore. Milkweed pods open and bright in the sunlight. Creek subsided a few inches away from the path.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 26, 4:53 pm CDT
A Few Clouds
64 °F
(18 °C)
Humidity: 23 %
Wind Speed: Calm
Barometer: 30.13" (1020.6 mb)
Dewpoint: 25 °F (-4 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 25, 2010

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Broken cloud cover; some blue sky. Light breeze from the north. One gull, one sailboat, one fishing boat, and two canoes on the water. Fishermen on the southwest dock. A few mallards around the inlet there. Paths busy with walkers.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 25, 3:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
59 °F
(15 °C)
Humidity: 58 %
Wind Speed: N 9 MPH
Barometer: 30.21" (1023.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 44 °F (7 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 24, 2010

Monday, September 24, 2010

Clouds breaking up; sunlight; good breeze from the west, cresting some waves. Mallards near the southwest inlet; fishermen on the dock. Some falling leaves. One sailboat. More runners than walkers. Creek over its banks and over the path near the footbridge; a few mallards there also.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 24, 3:53 pm CDT
Overcast and Breezy
60 °F
(16 °C)
Humidity: 60 %
Wind Speed: W 22 G 32 MPH
Barometer: 29.95" (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 46 °F (8 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 21, 2010

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Mostly clear, light breeze from northwest. Several sailboats, a fishing boat, a kayak. white asters. A fisherman in waders; two artists at easels near the band shell.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 21, 4:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
70 °F
(21 °C)
Humidity: 55 %
Wind Speed: W 9 MPH
Barometer: 29.84" (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 53 °F (12 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 19, 2010

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Blue sky, sun; clouds only along the southern horizon. Light breeze from the north. Half a dozen sails on the water, one kayak, one fishing boat. Paths busy, fishermen on the docks. One artist in watercolors, two in oils, near the northern shore. A few mallards in the southwest inlet, including a domestic mallard. Creek still running smoothly along.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 19, 4:53 pm CDT
A Few Clouds
63 °F
(17 °C)
Humidity: 40 %
Wind Speed: E 5 MPH
Barometer: 30.19" (1022.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 38 °F (3 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 18, 2010

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Clouds disappearing, good breeze from the northwest. Dozens of white sails parading back and forth across the water. Paths busy. A few mallards near the southwest inlet. White asters still blooming. Goldenrod turning brown; milkweed leaves turning yellow. Zigzag goldenrod still flourishing along the creek, along with white composites. Creek still fine.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 18, 3:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
59 °F
(15 °C)
Humidity: 38 %
Wind Speed: NW 12 G 17 MPH
Barometer: 30.23" (1024.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 33 °F (1 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 12, 2010

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Blue sky, merest puff of vanishing cloud. Good breeze from the west. Seven sailboats on the water. A few people at each beach. Mallards, including one domestic mallard, sunning on a log and on the water in the southwest inlet; fish sunning near the surface; three coots boarding a log and getting back in the water. Small yellow and white butterflies in the air.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 12, 12:53 pm CDT
Fair
77 °F
(25 °C)
Humidity: 35 %
Wind Speed: W 17 G 24 MPH
Barometer: 29.96" (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 47 °F (8 °C)
Heat Index: 78 °F (26 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 7, 2010

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Cooling breeze from the west, broken bank of clouds with patches of bright blue sky. A few mallards and gulls. No boats, more runners than walkers. Bees in the goldenrod; purple asters, turtlehead flowers; yellow hawk weed, yellow daisies. Creek running well.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 7, 4:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy and Breezy
62 °F
(17 °C)
Humidity: 58 %
Wind Speed: W 22 G 29 MPH
Barometer: 29.97" (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 47 °F (8 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 6, 2010

Monday, September 6, 2010

Thickening overcast, a few drops of rain. No boats on the water, few people on the paths, busy flight paths. Purple asters and goldenrod.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 6, 3:53 pm CDT
Overcast
71 °F
(22 °C)
Humidity: 68 %
Wind Speed: S 14 MPH
Barometer: 29.61" (1002.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 60 °F (16 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 3, 2010

Friday, September 3, 2010

Good breeze from the northwest, raising a few whitecaps; lumpy overcast, with a few glimpses of sunlight. No one on the water, two swimmers going in; few people on the paths. One gull; cluster of mallards on the wooden shelf into the water near the band shell. Abundant white asters and turtlehead flowers; one cardinal flower and one clump of purple loosestrife in the marsh at the northeast; good show of purple thistles outnumbered by goldenrod.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 3, 2:53 pm CDT
Overcast and Breezy
60 °F
(16 °C)
Humidity: 62 %
Wind Speed: NW 24 G 32 MPH
Barometer: 29.93" (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint: 47 °F (8 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.