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August 27, 2011

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Light breeze from the northwest clearing the sky, revealing the sun and blue. A few people at both beaches; three or four sailboats, two fishing boats. Food concession busy. Creek flowing well.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 27, 5:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
75 °F
(24 °C)
Humidity: 45 %
Wind Speed: NW 6 MPH
Barometer: 30.04" (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 52 °F (11 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 24, 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Blue sky, few small clouds; brisk breeze from the northwest. Active beaches and paths, but no craft on the water. Creek still high.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 24, 4:53 pm CDT
A Few Clouds and Breezy
80 °F
(27 °C)
Humidity: 35 %
Wind Speed: W 22 G 29 MPH
Barometer: 29.80" (1008.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 50 °F (10 °C)
Heat Index: 80 °F (27 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 22, 2011

Monday, August 22, 2011

A few thin clouds; sunny; breeze from the south. People at both beaches, a few fishermen on the docks. A half dozen sailboats on the water. Three easel painters on the northwest shore. Subdued sound of peepers in the northeast drainage marsh.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 22, 5:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
84 °F
(29 °C)
Humidity: 44 %
Wind Speed: S 14 G 20 MPH
Barometer: 29.90" (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint: 60 °F (16 °C)
Heat Index: 84 °F (29 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 21, 2011

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Thickening cumulus blanket, blue at the edges. Light breeze from the northwest. Paths and beaches busy. A half dozen sailboats, a fishing boat, several canoes and kayaks, and a paddle board on the water. A few mallards; the call of gulls. Creek running along.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 21, 4:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
76 °F
(24 °C)
Humidity: 48 %
Wind Speed: NW 5 MPH
Barometer: 30.00" (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint: 55 °F (13 °C)
Heat Index: 78 °F (26 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 12, 2011

Friday, August 12, 2011

Gray giving way to blue sky and sun; slight breeze from the north. Mallards, gulls. One sailboat, two kayaks. Paths and beaches occupied but not busy.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 12, 5:53 pm CDT
Overcast
75 °F
(24 °C)
Humidity: 62 %
Wind Speed: E 6 MPH
Barometer: 29.84" (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 61 °F (16 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 11, 2011

Blue sky, a few cumulus clouds forming; light breeze from the southwest. Seven sailboats on the water; paths and both beaches busy. Mallards abundant. Monarch butterfly on the south shore, black-and-white barred dragonfly on the western shore. Yellow hawk weed, goldenrod, and other yellow flowers.Creek running quietly, a foot lower, carrying three mallards.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 11, 11:53 am CDT
Fair
80 °F
(27 °C)
Humidity: 42 %
Wind Speed: SW 6 G 16 MPH
Barometer: 29.95" (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 55 °F (13 °C)
Heat Index: 80 °F (27 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 9, 2011

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Sunny, blue sky, streets of cumulus moving across the lake. Breeze from the northwest. Southeast beach empty, northern beach thinly populated; paths busy. Two sailboats on the water, one canoe, one milfoil harvester. Mallards near the band shell. Goldenrod in bloom.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 9, 4:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
72 °F
(22 °C)
Humidity: 52 %
Wind Speed: NW 10 G 18 MPH
Barometer: 29.77" (1007.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 53 °F (12 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 8, 2011

Monday, August 8, 2011

Sunny, humid, light breeze from the west. Sailboats, canoe, fishing boat; fishermen on the docks. Paths busy, children in the water at both beaches. Large loon off the southern shore. Mallards drawn to the free popcorn near the band shell. Creek moving briskly.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 8, 5:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
82 °F
(28 °C)
Humidity: 60 %
Wind Speed: W 9 MPH
Barometer: 29.66" (1004.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 67 °F (19 °C)
Heat Index: 84 °F (29 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 3, 2011

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Light breeze from the northwest, streaks of cirrus to the south. A few sailboats, kayaks, and the milfoil-harvester on the water. Four fishermen on the southwest dock. People at both beaches.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 3, 5:53 pm CDT
A Few Clouds
86 °F
(30 °C)
Humidity: 37 %
Wind Speed: Vrbl 6 MPH
Barometer: 29.93" (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 57 °F (14 °C)
Heat Index: 85 °F (29 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 2, 2011

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Ragged, large cumulus patches, some dropping light rain; patches of bright sunlight; slight breeze from the north. A few sailboats on the water, a canoe, a fishing boat, and a milfoil harvester (not harvesting). A few fishermen on the southwest dock and on the eastern shore. Dragonflies with black-and-white bars in the brush on the western shore; bluets hovering closer to the water.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 2, 4:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
87 °F
(31 °C)
Humidity: 61 %
Wind Speed: N 8 MPH
Barometer: 29.75" (1006.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 72 °F (22 °C)
Heat Index: 93 °F (34 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

August 1, 2011

Monday, August 1, 2011

Patchy overcast, breeze from the south. A few joggers and dog walkers just returning to the paths after a thunderstorm. No boats on the water; one swimmer in the water at each beach. Two fishermen on the western shore. Mallards scattered about. Northeast drainage marsh full to the spillway; creek fairly high.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Aug 1, 3:53 pm CDT
Light Rain and Breezy
74 °F
(23 °C)
Humidity: 85 %
Wind Speed: SE 22 G 28 MPH
Barometer: 29.85" (1010.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 69 °F (21 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.