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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
A Few Clouds
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.