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December 31, 2011

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Gray sky, gray lake, open water in the center, many patches of standing water. One tan-and-white duck among the scores of mallards at the southwest inlet.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Dec 31, 3:53 pm CST
Overcast
41 °F
(5 °C)
Humidity: 76 %
Wind Speed: E 6 MPH
Barometer: 29.60" (1003.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 34 °F (1 °C)
Wind Chill: 37 °F (3 °C)
Visibility: 9.00 mi.

December 29, 2011

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Mostly overcast, with large patches of blue sky and some sunshine. Growing patch of water in the middle of the lake. Mallards occupying the open water in the southwest inlet.

National Weather service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Dec 29, 3:53 pm CST
Mostly Cloudy
34 °F
(1 °C)
Humidity: 70 %
Wind Speed: Calm
Barometer: 29.62" (1004.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 25 °F (-4 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi

December 28, 2011

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Thickening overcast; light breeze from the southwest. Lake glazed over, looking thin and maybe wet in the center. Southwest inlet still open, attracting scores of mallards. Fisherman with an augur testing the ice near the southeast shore. Creek half dry, half iced.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Dec 28, 3:53 pm CST
Overcast
38 °F
(3 °C)
Humidity: 52 %
Wind Speed: SW 6 MPH
Barometer: 29.75" (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 22 °F (-6 °C)
Wind Chill: 34 °F (1 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

December 18, 2011

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Amber sunlight and mostly blue sky, blue patches of water standing on the ice. Paths busy with people and dogs.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Dec 18, 3:53 pm CST
A Few Clouds
46 °F
(8 °C)
Humidity: 58 %
Wind Speed: SW 8 MPH
Barometer: 29.70" (1006.5 mb)
Dewpoint: 32 °F (0 °C)
Wind Chill: 42 °F (6 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

December 17, 2011

Saturday,December 17, 2011

No clouds, late sunlight. Most of the lake glazed with ice and sugared with snow, except for large cracks and the northwest sector, still open water.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Dec 17, 3:53 pm CST
Fair
35 °F
(2 °C)
Humidity: 64 %
Wind Speed: W 12 MPH
Barometer: 30.09" (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 24 °F (-4 °C)
Wind Chill: 27 °F (-3 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.