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March 27, 2011

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Sunny, a few small cumulus clouds, blue sky, brilliant white lake. A dog and its owner in the middle distance. Ice fishermen near the northern shore. Near the band shell a hole, shaped and sized like a skating rink, has opened up, maybe thawed by currents from below. Some melting too along stretches of the northern shore. Paths busy. A few mallards on the clear-running creek.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Mar 27, 3:53 pm CDT
A Few Clouds
33 °F
(1 °C)
Humidity: 35 %
Wind Speed: SE 6 MPH
Barometer: 30.26" (1025.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 8 °F (-13 °C)
Wind Chill: 28 °F (-2 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

March 26, 2011

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Blue sky, a few small cumulus clouds floating dark shadows across the brilliant lake. Southwest inlet frozen over. A few dozen mallards on the running stream.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Mar 26, 3:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
30 °F
(-1 °C)
Humidity: 43 %
Wind Speed: NE 9 MPH
Barometer: 30.24" (1025.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 10 °F (-12 °C)
Wind Chill: 22 °F (-6 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

March 21, 2011

Monday, March 21, 2011

Gray cloud cover, with some salmon light in the west, reflecting on the standing water. Two crows picking at wet bread. A few mallards in the southwest inlet, now open. Robins calling from the marsh. Several black-and-white warblers (? early) flitting among trees along the north shore. Large eagle hovering high over the lake. Only a few mallards on the flowing creek.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Mar 21, 5:53 pm CDT
Overcast
42 °F
(6 °C)
Humidity: 68 %
Wind Speed: E 8 G 17 MPH
Barometer: 30.09" (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint: 32 °F (0 °C)
Wind Chill: 37 °F (3 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

March 20, 2011

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Fog thickening over the wet ice. Domestic mallard walking on the path. Birdsong in the trees.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Mar 20, 4:53 pm CDT
Light Drizzle Fog/Mist
43 °F
(6 °C)
Humidity: 97 %
Wind Speed: SE 6 MPH
Barometer: 29.83" (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 42 °F (6 °C)
Wind Chill: 39 °F (4 °C)
Visibility: 1.00 mi.

March 17, 2011

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Sunny, water on the ice reflecting blue sky. Southwest inlet open and occupied by a few mallards, with a few geese joining other mallards standing on the edge of the ice. Paths busy.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Mar 17, 5:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
51 °F
(11 °C)
Humidity: 54 %
Wind Speed: W 15 MPH
Barometer: 29.83" (1010.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 35 °F (2 °C)
Wind Chill: 46 °F (8 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

March 16, 2011

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Sunny,thin clouds; breeze from southeast. Water showing in the southwest inlet. A few people on the lake. Scattered mallards on the turbid creek.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Mar 16, 3:53 pm CDT
Overcast
49 °F
(9 °C)
Humidity: 52 %
Wind Speed: SE 10 MPH
Barometer: 29.81" (1010.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 32 °F (0 °C)
Wind Chill: 45 °F (7 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

March 15, 2011

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Diminishing drizzle,, light breeze from the south; soggy snow from thick to thin on the ground and lake. Few people on the paths.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Mar 15, 2:53 pm CDT
Light Rain
40 °F
(4 °C)
Humidity: 73 %
Wind Speed: SW 7 MPH
Barometer: 30.01" (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 32 °F (0 °C)
Wind Chill: 35 °F (2 °C)
Visibility: 7.00 mi.

March 7, 2011

Monday, March 7, 2011

Some brightness behind the rough cloud cover; cool breeze from the northeast. Two tents on the lake; a person and a dog far off. Paths clear of recent snow. Numerous mallards on the running creek.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Mar 7, 5:53 pm CST
Overcast
29 °F
(-2 °C)
Humidity: 69 %
Wind Speed: N 8 MPH
Barometer: 30.16" (1022.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 20 °F (-7 °C)
Wind Chill: 21 °F (-6 °C)
Visibility: 9.00 mi.

March 5, 2011

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Sunny, blue sky; light breeze from the north.. Melting along the busy paths. No tents on the lake; an adult and child walking across the middle; a rough skating rink cleared near the southeast shore attracts one dog and a dozen skaters. More than a hundred mallards sunning on and along the running creek.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Mar 5, 2:53 pm CST
A Few Clouds
29 °F
(-2 °C)
Humidity: 51 %
Wind Speed: N 6 MPH
Barometer: 30.35" (1028.9 mb)
Dewpoint: 13 °F (-11 °C)
Wind Chill: 23 °F (-5 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.