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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Layers of gray clouds, breeze building from the west; beaches deserted. Close to the dock a mallard and five large ducklings; farther north a wood duck and seven small ducklings. A great blue heron poised on the embankment flies off at the approach of a jogger. Two geese and seven large goslings settled on the embankment; muskrat swimming close to the embankment near the band stand. White asters blooming among the milkweed blossoms; a few white mushrooms on the damp ground. Lone small duckling near the western shore; other ducks and ducklings farther out in the milfoil. Creek running smoothly, a mallard resting on a submerged sandbar.

National Weather Service
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834
Last Update on Jun 20, 4:53 pm CDT
Mostly Cloudy
71 °F
(22 °C)
Humidity: 84 %
Wind Speed: W 8 MPH
Barometer: 29.76" (1007.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 66 °F (19 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.