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September 30, 2011

Friday, September 30, 2011

Blue sky, amber sunlight, a few clouds far to the north; slight breeze from the northwest. A dozen sailboats and one fishing boat on the water. Fishermen at the southwest dock. Sailboat floating upside-down nearby; another sailboat on its side riding at anchor, farther north.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 30, 5:53 pm CDT
A Few Clouds
60 °F
(16 °C)
Humidity: 31 %
Wind Speed: NE 10 MPH
Barometer: 30.20" (1022.9 mb)
Dewpoint: 29 °F (-2 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 29, 2011

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Broken overcast, some sunlight and slight rain; noisy, gusty wind from the northwest, raising white caps on the waves. Tight pod of three dozen coots in the lee near the western shore. Forty geese further north, more spread out on the water.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 29, 12:53 pm CDT
Light Rain and Windy
58 °F
(14 °C)
Humidity: 62 %
Wind Speed: NW 26 G 44 MPH
Barometer: 29.82" (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 45 °F (7 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 28, 2011

Monday, August 8, 2011 (belated posting)

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.

September 25, 2011

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Thickening cloud cover, blocking out the sunlight; breeze from the north. Seven sailboats and two fishing boats on the water, fishermen on the docks. Paths very busy with people and dogs.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 25, 4:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
64 °F
(18 °C)
Humidity: 48 %
Wind Speed: NE 12 G 18 MPH
Barometer: 29.95" (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 44 °F (7 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 24, 2011

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Blue sky, large pancake cumulus clouds, sunlight; slight breeze from the east. A few sailboats and several fishing boats on the water; fishermen on the southwest dock. Paths busy. Peepers calling from the northeast drainage marsh. Trees on the western shore beginning to show fall color. Vegetation along the creek beginning to wilt; creek running, though low.

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
Partly Cloudy
61 °F
(16 °C)
Humidity: 52 %
Wind Speed: E 8 MPH
Barometer: 30.03" (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 43 °F (6 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 23, 2011

Friday, September 23, 2011

Rough overcast, light breeze from the north. Fishermen on the docks, one fishing boat the water. A half dozen sparrows on the rocks near the band shell. Red bittersweet nightshade berries on the northern shore. Creek running along.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 23, 11:53 am CDT
Overcast
53 °F
(12 °C)
Humidity: 57 %
Wind Speed: NE 6 MPH
Barometer: 30.17" (1021.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 38 °F (3 °C)
Wind Chill: 51 °F (11 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 22, 2011

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Overcast thin to the west; light breeze from the west. Three fishing boats on the water; fishermen on the southwest dock. Mallards and four geese around the southwest inlet; two gulls in the air. A small hawk standing on the rocks on the northwest shore, looking up and down, then pouncing on a sparrow and flying off with it in its talons to a nearby tree. Two geese flying high over the eastern shore. Creek running along.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 22, 5:53 pm CDT
Overcast
53 °F
(12 °C)
Humidity: 59 %
Wind Speed: Vrbl 6 MPH
Barometer: 30.13" (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 39 °F (4 °C)
Wind Chill: 51 °F (11 °C)

September 20, 2011

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Cloud cover clearing away, bright sun and blue sky; breeze from the southwest. A few fishermen at the southwest dock; another on the short dock near the rose garden. No boats on the water; only a few mallards in view. Creek running along.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 20, 12:53 pm CDT
Overcast
68 °F
(20 °C)
Humidity: 59 %
Wind Speed: SW 17 G 23 MPH
Barometer: 29.70" (1005.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 53 °F (12 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 18, 2011

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Overcast, paths damp; light breeze from southwest. Fishing boat and fishing canoe on the water; fishermen on both docks. Water along the shore more transparent than usual. Mallards standing in a row in the shallows; gulls calling from the middle of the lake. Creek still running.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 18, 5:53 pm CDT
Fog/Mist
60 °F
(16 °C)
Humidity: 86 %
Wind Speed: SW 5 MPH
Barometer: 29.95" (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 56 °F (13 °C)
Visibility: 6.00 mi.

September 17, 2011

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Broken sunlight through renewed cloud cover; breeze from southeast. Two dozen sailboats finishing patrol; a couple of fishing boats. Large stand of white asters near the northeast marsh. Creek still running, though lower.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 17, 3:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
66 °F
(19 °C)
Humidity: 39 %
Wind Speed: SE 14 MPH
Barometer: 30.14" (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 40 °F (4 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 15, 2011

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Sunny; thin cirrostratus beginning to form; light breeze from the south. No boats on the lake, no swimmers, no fishermen, no birds in view except a few mallards and gulls. Sunnies sunning themselves in the shallows close to shore at the southwest inlet. Creek still running, though lower.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 15, 1:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
56 °F
(13 °C)
Humidity: 30 %
Wind Speed: W 3 MPH
Barometer: 30.42" (1030.6 mb)
Dewpoint: 25 °F (-4 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 11, 2011

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Sunny, blue sky, hardly a cloud; light breeze from the west. Both beaches busy, paths busy; crowd gathered at the band shell for commemoration of 9/11 first responders. More than a dozen sailboats on the water, a kayak, a canoe. Fishermen on the dock and on the shore. Creek running well; paths are dusty.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 11, 5:53 pm CDT
A Few Clouds
86 °F
(30 °C)
Humidity: 32 %
Wind Speed: W 13 MPH
Barometer: 29.92" (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 53 °F (12 °C)
Heat Index: 84 °F (29 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 10, 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2010

Sunny, bright blue sky fringed far to the east with high cumulus clouds; light breeze from the north. Both beaches busy; four sailboats, a fishing boat, a kayak on the water. Mounds of white asters rising from the northeast marsh. Creek running well.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 10, 3:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
88 °F
(31 °C)
Humidity: 30 %
Wind Speed: NE 6 MPH
Barometer: 30.02" (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint: 53 °F (12 °C)
Heat Index: 86 °F (30 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 6, 2011

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Bright yellow sunlight, almost cloudless blue sky; slight breeze from the south. A few people at each beach; more on the paths. A half dozen sailboats and one fishing boat on the water. Mallards, gulls, sparrows. Goldenrod and purple asters brilliant in the northeast marsh; turtleheads also; monarch butterflies resting on blossoms spaced out a yard apart. White composites blooming along the creek. Creek running along, although down a foot from its high.

September 5, 2011

Monday, September 5, 2011

Sun, large cumulus clouds, blue sky; slight breeze from the north. Beaches and paths busy; sailboats, canoes, kayaks on the water.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 5, 3:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
70 °F
(21 °C)
Humidity: 37 %
Wind Speed: SW 7 MPH
Barometer: 30.14" (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 42 °F (6 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 4, 2011

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Sunny sky, large cumulus clouds; good breeze from NNW. A half dozen sailboats on the water, one fishing boat. A few fishermen on the southwest dock. Goldenrod brilliant in the sunlight. Creek running well.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 4, 4:53 pm CDT
Partly Cloudy
70 °F
(21 °C)
Humidity: 37 %
Wind Speed: N 14 G 22 MPH
Barometer: 30.12" (1019.9 mb)
Dewpoint: 42 °F (6 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

September 3, 2011

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Clouds clearing; Increasing sunshine; good breeze from northwest. A few people at each beach; fishermen on the southwest dock. Three sailboats on the water, one fishing boat, one canoe, one paddle board. Mallards and gulls. Ferns and other vegetation half brown; yellow flowers still abundant. Creek still running well.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Sep 3, 5:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
71 °F
(22 °C)
Humidity: 47 %
Wind Speed: NW 16 G 26 MPH
Barometer: 29.90" (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint: 50 °F (10 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.