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August 31, 2012

Friday, August 31, 2012

(Delayed posting.) Sunny; thin cloud cover advancing from the west; light breeze from the northeast. Half a dozen sailboats and a couple of kayaks on the water. Swimmers at both beaches. Pair of immature wood ducks at the southern shore. Paths dusty. Conspicuous goldenrod and purple aster in northeast marsh; scattering of turtlehead blossoms. Actual turtle sunning on branch in the water at western shore. Creek very low; leaf litter on path.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
A Few Clouds
86°F
30°C
Humidity: 20%
Wind Speed: NE 9 mph
Barometer: 30.08 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 40°F (4°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi
Heat Index: 83°F (28°C)
Last Update on 31 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

August 21, 2012

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Sunny, a few streaks of cloud; hardly a breeze. Several sailboats, four paddle boats, two fishing boats, and two canoes, most of them far out on the water. A few people at both beaches; fishermen on both docks. Red deadly nightshade berries near the band shell; goldenrod, purple thistles, white turtleheads blooming in the northeast marsh. Mallards near the shore and on a sandbar in the dwindling creek.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Partly Cloudy
80°F
27°C
Humidity: 30%
Wind Speed: Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer: 30.03 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoin: t46°F (8°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi
Heat Index: 79°F (26°C)
Last Update on 21 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

August 19, 2012

Sunday, Augusst 19, 2012

Sunny, a few wisps of cloud at the horizon; mild breeze from the north. Half a dozen sailboats on the water; a fishing boat, two canoes, a paddle board. Fishermen on the southwest dock; both beaches busy, paths busy, crowd at the band shell.

MINNEAPOLIS MN
A Few Clouds
75°F
24°C
Humidity: 27%
Wind Speed: Vrbl 6 G 24 mph
Barometer: 29.98 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 39°F (4°C)
Visibility10.00 mi
Last Update on 19 Aug 5:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

August 18, 2012

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Sunny, cumulus clouds, some thin overcast from the west. Several sailboats, fishing boats, and kayaks on the water; fishermen on the southwest dock and on the western shore. Beaches moderately busy. Paths dusty. Creek low.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Partly Cloudy
76°F
24°C
Humidity35%
Wind SpeedW 6 mph
Barometer29.95 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint46°F (8°C)
Visibility10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last Update on 18 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

August 16, 2012

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Sunny, shady; pancake cumulus. One sailboat on the water; beaches and docks empty, joggers on the path. Goldenrod in bloom, a few purple thistles and white asters. Three ducks paddling in the checkered sunlight on the creek.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Mostly Cloudy
70°F
21°C
Humidity: 44%
Wind Speed: NW 13 G 24 mph
Barometer: 9.95 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 47°F (8°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi
Last Update on 16 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

August 14, 2012

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Rough overcast, glimpse of sunlight, little breeze. Two sailboats, two fishing boats, one kayak on the water. Several joggers. Beaches empty; fishermen on the southwest dock. A few turtlehead flowers in the northeast marsh; goldenrod persisting. Mallards. Creek running low.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Overcast
75°F
24°C
Humidity: 40%
Wind Speed: N 5 mph
Barometer: 29.90 in (1012.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 49°F (9°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi
Last Update on 14 Aug 5:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

August 13, 2012

Monday, August 13, 2012

Sunny; small but tall cumulus clouds gathering and then dissipating in a good breeze from the northwest. A few people at each beach. On the water, one each: sailboat, fishing boat, kayak, paddle board (far out towards the center of the lake). Mallards along the shore and on the dwindling creek.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS, MN
A Few Clouds
83°F
28°C
Humidity: 40%
Wind Speed: NW 14 mph
Barometer: 29.96 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 56°F (13°C)
Visibility10.00 mi
Heat Index: 82°F (28°C)
Last Update on 13 Aug 3:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

August 12, 2012

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Overcast, faint drizzle; dry under trees; almost still. Beaches empty; one rowboat, then one sailboat on the water. Many mallards. Paths moderately busy. Creek low but running.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Light Rain
66°F
19°C
Humidity: 68%
Wind Speed: W 7 mph
Barometer: 29.99 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 55°F (13°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi
Last Update on 12 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

August 11, 2012

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Five mallards standing around in the dwindling stream. High overcast, with a few small clouds below, some sunlight shining through. A few people at both beaches; fishermen on the southwest dock; several sailboats and kayaks on the water; a canoe, three paddle boards, a fishing boat. Bees busy among the goldenrod; some purple thistles.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Overcast
77°F
25°C
Humidity: 36%
Wind Speed: SW 5 mph
Barometer: 30.02 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 48°F (9°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi
Heat Index: 78°F (26°C)
Last Update on 11 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

August 1, 2012

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Sunny, few clouds, warm breeze from the west. Southeast beach moderately busy. A few fishermen on the shore; several joggers. Seven sailboats on the water. Mallards and one gull at rest around the southwest inlet; large dragonflies in the air. A fishing boat anchored to a buoy some distance out, two swimmers nearby. Creek running slowly, but running.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Partly Cloudy
92°F
33°C
Humidity47%
Wind Speed: SW 14 G 20 mph
Barometer: 29.80 in (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 69°F (21°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi
Heat Index: 97°F (36°C)
Last Update on 1 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.