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Sunday, May 8, 2011

Sun just showing through cloud cover after rain. Breeze from the east; lake relatively high. One sailboat on the water. Good stand of Dutchman's breeches in the southern bank. Long line of buffleheads or hooded mergansers off the southern shore. Two geese around the southwest inlet. Nest on island there shows three large eggs. A few mallards. Crow in a tree along the western shore. Red-winged blackbirds calling loud from the northern marsh; one or two in the brush along the shore. Cherry bushes in bloom along the western shore. Large stands of large-flowered bellwort and Dutchman's breeches in the western bank. Loon off the western shore. White and violet violets in bloom along the creek; more cherry bushes in bloom

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 8, 4:53 pm CDT
'Overcast'
60 °F
(16 °C)
Humidity: 60 %
Wind Speed: SE 16 MPH
Barometer: 29.85" (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint: 46 °F (8 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.