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March 30, 2012

Friday, March 30, 2012

Gray sky, gray lake, faint green in the tree line along the shore. Loud chickadee calls; robin on the shore; mergansers in three pairs off the western shore; small loon close to shore; tight pod of several dozen coots near the north shore; large loon close to the eastern shore; dozens of mergansers and grebes scattered far out from the shore. Creek running well; scillas still blooming.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Mar 30, 4:53 pm CDT
Overcast
49 °F
(9 °C)
Humidity: 77 %
Wind Speed: SE 6 MPH
Barometer: 29.82" (1010.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 42 °F (6 °C)
Wind Chill: 47 °F (8 °C)
Visibility: 8.00 mi.

March 25, 2012

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Gray stratus cloud cover; light breeze from northeast. One grebe off the south shore; several mallards closer to shore; gull in the air. Loon close to the north shore; more than a dozen mergansers farther out. Lake full but not high. Creek running smoothly but not high; dead raccoon next to the bank. American plum bushes in white blossom; blue scillas scattered about.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Mar 25, 4:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
56 °F
(13 °C)
Humidity: 33 %
Wind Speed: NE 12 G 22 MPH
Barometer: 30.16" (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 27 °F (-3 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

March 11, 2012

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Blue and white sky turning gray, matching the lake; breeze from the south. Mallards at the southwest pool; a few far out on the ice. Paths very busy.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Mar 11, 2:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
63 °F
(17 °C)
Humidity: 40 %
Wind Speed: S 14 G 21 MPH
Barometer: 29.93" (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 38 °F (3 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

March 10, 2012

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Sunny, breeze from the south. Water on the ice. Mallards in the open water around the southeast inlet. Crows calling from the middle of the lake. Many pedestrians on the paths, many with dogs. Mallards on the creek, which is still edged with ice.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Mar 10, 4:53 pm CST
Partly Cloudy
64 °F
(18 °C)
Humidity: 28 %
Wind Speed: SW 15 G 23 MPH
Barometer: 29.90" (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint: 30 °F (-1 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi

March 9, 2012

Friday, March 9, 2012

Sunny, few clouds, mostly blue sky. Mallards paddling on high creek beween icy banks. Blue cast to the ice on the lake. Breeze from the south.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Mar 9, 3:53 pm CST
Partly Cloudy
34 °F
(1 °C)
Humidity: 29 %
Wind Speed: SE 10 MPH
Barometer: 30.42" (1031.5 mb)
Dewpoint: 5 °F (-15 °C)
Wind Chill: 26 °F (-3 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi