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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
Mostly Cloudy
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.