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September 29, 2012

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Sunny, cloudless, open sky, light breeze from the north, watercolor haze. Half a dozen sailboats on the water, a canoe, several kayaks. Orange trees define the eastern shoreline. Several crows cackling in the trees near the southwest dock; mallards flying along the southern shore; gulls flying over the lake. Orange sunset over still water.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Fair
79°F
26°C
Humidity 27%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 78°F (26°C)
Last Update on 29 Sep 5:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 28, 2012

White asters withering along the dry creek bed. Thin clouds, hardly a breeze; three sailboats, two fishing boats, and one fishing canoe on the water. Hundreds of gulls resting on the water; two flocks of mallards merge overhead and fly north.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Mostly Cloudy
73°F
23°C
Humidity 23%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last Update on 28 Sep 6:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 22, 2012

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Blue sky and sunlight show through broken deck of cumulus clouds; good breeze from the west. One sailboat and one fishing boat on the water; a few fishermen on the southwest dock, people sunning on one of the northern docks. Bicycle path busy. Mallards close to the southwest inlet, chickadee on a low tree branch. Milkweed strewn along the northern shore.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Mostly Cloudy
56°F
13°C
Humidity 37%
Wind Speed W 17 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last Update on 22 Sep 2:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 21, 2012

Friday, September 21, 2012

Mixed cloud cover, some blue sky. Paths dry. Few pedestrians. No one on the water. Maples along the western shore turning orange; other plants browning; birch tree next to the northwest marsh (now dry) and vine on it both parched.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Light Rain
54°F
12°C
Humidity 9%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 52°F (11°C)
Last Update on 21 Sep 10:53 am CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 16, 2012

Sunday, September 16. 2012

Disc of sun and aureole shining through overcast; light breeze. A few sailboats on the lake, one canoe, one paddle board. More mallards in the air than on the water. Paths busy; crowd leaving the band shell. A few waders and swimmers at both beaches. Dry; trees on western shore turning brown; a few puddles left in the creek bed.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Overcast
77°F
25°C
Humidity 39%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer29.87 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index 78°F (26°C)
Last Update on 16 Sep 5:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 15, 2012

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Three crows around a puddle in the creek bed. Blue sky, wispy cirrus and cirrostratus; good breeze from the south, raising a few whitecaps. Thirty-eight white sails completing a parade near the northern shore. Solitary grebe diving near the south shore; fisherman wading not far off. Paddle board on the water. Paths very busy, many people and dogs. Puffs of milkweed seed strung out along the northern shore.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Partly Cloudy
84°F
29°C
Humidity 19%
Wind Speed S 12 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 81°F (27°C)
Last Update on 15 Sep 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 9, 2012

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Bright slanting sunlight in an almost cloudless sky; air still, lake bright. A few sailboats, kayaks, fishing boats, and a canoe on the water. Paths still busy. Creek continuing to dry out.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
A Few Clouds
72°F
22°C
Humidity 38%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last Update on 9 Sep 5:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 8, 2012

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Broken cloud cover moving in from the west. Good breeze from the northwest raising whitecaps; one sailboat grounded along the western shore. White asters abundant all around the lake; old goldenrod fading, new goldenrod blooming. Creek subsided into a few large puddles. Zig zag goldenrod in bloom.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Mostly Cloudy
70°F
21°C
Humidity 35%
Wind Speed N 18 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.1 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility10.00 mi
Last Update on 8 Sep 5:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 4, 2012

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Sunny, cloudless, high haze darkening the light. Fair breeze from the northwest. A half dozen sailboats and a kayak on the water. A few people at each beach, including a scuba diver entering the water at the north beach. Sole admiral butterfly on the southern path. Paths dusty, creek low.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS
A Few Clouds
89°F
32°C
Humidity: 23%
Wind Speed: NW 12 mph
Barometer: 29.78 in (1007.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 47°F (8°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi
Heat Index: 86°F (30°C)
Last Update on 4 Sep 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 3, 2012

Monday, September 3, 2012

Sunny, few patches of high clouds; slight breeze from the south. A few sailboats, fishing boats, kayaks, paddle boards, and a canoe on the water; fishermen on the docks and shore. Crowds at both beaches. Mallards. Milkweed seeds spreading along the northern shore. Paths busy and dusty. Crowd forming at the band shell. Creek very low.

MINNEAPOLIS MN
A Few Clouds
91°F
33°C
Humidity: 23%
Wind Speed: NW 3 mph
Barometer: 29.86 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint: 48°F (9°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi
Heat Index: 88°F (31°C)
Last Update on 3 Sep 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 2, 2012

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Sunlight through thin cloud cover coming from the west. Light breeze from the east. Both beaches busy; a dozen sailboats and several kayaks on the lake. Mallards, including one on the dwindling creek. Dry and dusty.

MINNEAPOLIS MN
Mostly Cloudy
88°F
31°C
Humidity: 48%
Wind SpeedS 12 mph
Barometer: 29.88 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 66°F (19°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi
Heat Index: 90°F (32°C)
Last Update on 2 Sep 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 1, 2012

Saturday, September 1, 2012

(Delayed posting.) Sunny, no clouds; breeze from the southeast. Various sailboats, fishing boats, and kayaks on the water; people at both beaches. Bicycle path busy. Paths very dry. Creek very low.