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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Rough cloud cover, strong breeze from the northwest abating; scattered showers. A few mallards around the southwest inlet; two kayakers heading east. Robin and red wing blackbird on the ground. A couple of fishermen. Eight goslings heading west in a close, straight line along the northern shore, led and followed by two geese. Three coots near the western shore. Honeysuckle bush blooming pink and yellow. Pronounced rumble and whistle of a freight train carried on the wind from the west. Creek high; Virginia water leaf blooming along the shore.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on May 8, 3:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
55 °F
(13 °C)
Humidity: 67 %
Wind Speed: NW 17 G 25 MPH
Barometer: 29.88" (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 44 °F (7 °C)
Wind Chill: 51 °F (11 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.