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July 30, 2012

Monday, July 30, 2012

Creek low but flowing. Sunny; fair breeze from the northwest. Both beaches busy. Four sailboats on the water; two kayaks, one fishing boat. Water dark with algae near the shore. A few boys fishing south of the band shell. Mallards seeking a handout nearby; other mallards floating at rest in the southeast inlet. Two loons not much farther out, one displaying its wings. Robust patch of goldenrod in bloom in the northeast marsh.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
A Few Clouds
87°F
31°C
Humidity37%
Wind SpeedNW 9 mph
Barometer29.89 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint58°F (14°C)
Visibility10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last Update on 30 Jul 4:53 pm CDT

Current conditions at
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

July 17, 2012

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Thin overcast, thin sunlight; light, cooling breeze from the north. Sailboat tender on the water; a few people on the beaches; more on the path. A troop of young fishermen head for the southwest dock; others fishing from the shore. Mallards and ducklings. Some lavender bee balm blooming in the northeast marsh; a few white convolvulus blossoms; first goldenrod beginning to bloom. Other plants over six feet tall. Many bird calls along tghe shore. Loud duck and two ducklings on the dwindling creek.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Mostly Cloudy
80°F
27°C
Humidity: 74%
Wind Speed: N 12 G 28 mph
Barometer: 29.82 in (1008.9 mb)
Dewpoint: 71°F (22°C)
Visibility: 9.00 mi
Heat Index: 83°F (28°C)
Last Update on 17 Jul 9:53 am CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

July 16, 2012

Monday, July 16, 2012

Four mallards paddling on the thinning stream; more on the lake near the south shore. Sunny; few clouds; light breeze from south east. A few people on the beaches, more on the paths.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
A Few Clouds
87°F
31°C
Humidity: 43%
Wind Speed: SW 14 G 23 mph
Barometer: 29.83 in (1009.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 62°F (17°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi
Heat Index: 87°F (31°C)
Last Update on 16 Jul 9:53 am CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft

July 15, 2012

Sunday, July 17, 2012

Haze, few clouds, air still. A few sailboats on the water, a couple of canoes. Paths and beaches busy. Milkweed leaves beginning to yellow.

MINNEAPOLIS MN
Mostly Cloudy
87°F
31°C
Humidit: 48%
Wind Speed: Calm
Barometer: 30.05 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 65°F (18°C)
Visibility: 7.00 mi
Heat Index: 89°F (32°C)
Last Update on 15 Jul 10:53 am CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

July 14, 2012

Saturday, July 14, 2012

A few high, vague cumulus clouds; haze; light breeze from the north. A half dozen sailboats and a canoe on the water. Southeast beach busy; paths dry; oak tree dropping acorns. Mallards and ducklings among the milfoil; fishermen on the dock. Creek running smoothly.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
A Few Clouds with Haze
90°F
32°C
Humidity: 41%
Wind Speed: N 6 mph
Barometer: 29.97 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 63°F (17°C)
Visibility: 6.00 mi
Heat Index: 91°F (33°C)
Last Update on 14 Jul 5:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

July 12, 2012

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Shades of gray overcast, light breeze from the south. Half dozen sailboats on the water, and one kayak; fishermen on the dock; both beaches busy. Foreshoretened, shelving milfoil-algae seems from several angles to cover more than half of the lake; hospitable to ducks and new ducklings. Tight milkweed pods forming; yellow daisies drooping; northeast marsh dry, but creek running smoothly.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Mostly Cloudy
86°F
30°C
Humidity: 43%
Wind Speed: S 9 mph
Barometer: 29.98 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint: 61°F (16°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi
Heat Index: 86°F (30°C)Last Update on 12 Jul 5:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

July 10, 2012

July 10, 2012

Sunny, a few thin cumulus clouds, light breeze from the north. One canoe on the water. Swimmers and mallards at the southern beach; more mallards and a goose at the southwest inlet; nine fishermen on the dock. Creek running slowly.

National Weather Service
A Few Clouds
87°F
31°C
Humidity: 22%
Wind Speed: NE 6 mph
Barometer: 30.13 in (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint: 44°F (7°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi
Heat Index: 84°F (29°C)
Last Update on 10 Jul 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

July 9, 2012

Monday, July 9, 2012

Fair weather: blue sky, dwindling flotilla of high cumulus clouds, warm and dry Canadian breeze from the northeast. Four sailboats, two kayaks, and a canoe on the water. Swimmers at the sotheast beach; two fishermen at the southwest dock; path moderately busy. Mallards along the southern shore. Milfoil-algae ring darkening to avocado. Creek running well but no longer high. Various bird calls.

National Weather Service
Mostly Cloudy
84°F
29°C
Humidity: 30%
Wind Speed: Calm
Barometer: 30.12 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 49°F (9°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi
Heat Index: 82°F (28°C)
Last Update on 9 Jul 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.