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July 30, 2011

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Sunny, patches of cumulostratus; breeze from southeast. Both beaches busy; paths less so. Nine sailboats on the water, and one kayak. A few monarch butterflies flitting back and forth with and against the breeze among the milkweed in the northeast drainage marsh.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jul 30, 4:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
90 °F
(32 °C)
Humidity: 52 %
Wind Speed: S 13 G 20 MPH
Barometer: 29.97" (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 70 °F (21 °C)
Heat Index: 95 °F (35 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

July 12, 2011

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Patches of flat cumulus clouds; faint breeze from northwest. Large, flat-bottomed fishing boat on the water. Paths and beaches fairly busy. Mallards large and small about; swallow over the lake; wood duck and duckings near the eastern shore. Monarch butterfly among the flowering milkweed plants on the north shore. Pink bee balm and white bindweed flowering in the northeast drainage marsh.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jul 12, 3:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
77 °F
(25 °C)
Humidity: 50 %
Wind Speed: NW 9 MPH
Barometer: 30.07" (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 57 °F (14 °C)
Heat Index: 79 °F (26 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

July 11, 2011

Monday, July 11, 2011

A few thin clouds at sunset; good breeze from the northwest. A few kayaks, a few sailboats, a fishing canoe on the water. Kids in the water at both beaches; paths busy. Flocks of adolescent mallards; and ducks with ducklings. Shelves of milfoil off the southeast and eastern shores. Milkweed blossoming along the north shore. Gibbous moon rising. Two or three fireflies in the dark near the path along the creek.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jul 11, 8:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
80 °F
(27 °C)
Humidity: 49 %
Wind Speed: NW 10 MPH
Barometer: 29.93" (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 59 °F (15 °C)
Heat Index: 81 °F (27 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.