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October 30, 2012

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Sunny, blue sky, no clouds, some haze at the horizon, light breeze from the southwest. Mallards along the southern shore, coots strung out east of the wooden dock, clustered north of it. One fisherman on the dock, one fishing boat on the water. Crow in a tree next to the shore, a gull in the air. Plastic dock anchored off the north shore. A fair number of pedestrians. Creek bottom damp, with some large puddles; a few robins poking about.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
A Few Clouds
38°F
3°C
Humidity 65%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.22 in (1024.0 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last Update on 30 Oct 9:53 am CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 21, 2012

Sunday, September 21, 2012

Sunny, blue sky, mackerel sky; breeze from the south. A couple of fishing boats on the water, one kayak, fishermen on the shore. Coots and mallards off the southern shore, four pied bill grebes; robin on the sandbank at the southwest inlet. Large pod of coots off the western shore; more than a dozen pied bill grebes, and two western grebes. Solitary gull on the water near the band shell; muskrat diving; small loon not far from the northern shore. Paths busy with people, dogs, planes.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Partly Cloudy
70°F
21°C
Humidity 46%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last Update on 21 Oct 3:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 20, 2012

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Clouds forming to the southwest, light breeze from the southwest. Loon close to the western shore; coots and mallards along the southern shore. Four pied bill grebes, another pod of coots; two western grebes near the western shore. Loose flock of gulls high overhead along the northern shore; others calling closer to the water. One fishing boat on the lake. A few small puddles on the path, a couple of large puddles in the creek.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Partly Cloudy
50°F
10°C
Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1009.2 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 46°F (8°C)
Last Update on 20 Oct 5:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 15, 2012

Monday, October 15, 2012

Undulant cloud cover, not very thick, edged with turquoise sky to the east; light breeze from the south. Half a dozen fishing boats large and small on the water. Mallards along the southern shore; a couple of dozen coots and half a dozen grebes north of the fishing dock; sharp gull cries farther out over the water. Paths fairly busy; noisy processions of planes descending across the lake.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Overcast
60°F
16°C
Humidity 39%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last Update on 15 Oct 5:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 14, 2012

Sunday, October 14, 2012

A few wisps of cloud; good breeze from the northwest, just raising a few whitecaps. Two fishing boats on the water; fishermen on the southwest dock and several along the shore. Coots and mallards near the southwest inlet, more coots off the western shore; a few gulls on the water and in the air. Two people reading books on the shore in the sunlight; paths busy.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
A Few Clouds
59°F
15°C
Humidity33%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.8 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last Update on 14 Oct 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 13, 2012

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Gray sky and lake, heavy mist, damp paths. Lake receded six feet or more from the southern shore. Two fishing boats on the water; one fisherman at the southwest dock. Half a dozen grebes near the southern shore; loon farther out; dozens of coots and mallards close to the dock. A few warblers in the brush along the southwest shore. Large groups of young men and women posing for photographs behind and in the band shell. Solitary loon close to the northern shore. Painter working at his easel.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Fog/Mist
52°F
11°C
Humidity 97%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 29.70 in (1005.9 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill 0°F (10°C)
Last Update on 13 Oct 5:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 12, 2012

Friday, October 12, 2012

Cloudless blue sky, light breeze from the south. Solitary grebe diving off the southern shore; half a dozen grebes closer to shore; dozens of coots clustered near the southwest dock; dozens of mallards. Two fishing boats on the water. Milkweed backlit by the sun along the northern shore.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Fair
52°F
11°C
Humidity 20%
Wind SpeedS 15 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1024.7 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 47°F (8°C)
Last Update on 12 Oct 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 11, 2012

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Large west-to-east streaks of cloud and blue sky; fair breeze from the west. Two fishing boats on the water; fishermen on the southwest dock. Solitary grebe diving off the southern shore; another (or the same?) diving off the western shore. Dozens of coots and mallards not far from the dock. Solitary duck of some sort, with low, tiger-striped head, resting close to the western shore. A couple of sailboats anchored out of place.

MINNEAPOLIS MN
Mostly Cloudy
50°F
10°C
Humidity 26%
Wind Speed NW 14 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.7 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 45°F (7°C)
Last Update on 11 Oct 2:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 9, 2012

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Clouds clearing from the west after light rain, sun shining on a few puddles on the path. Scores of coots and a goose close to the south shore, the goose taking flight; a line of six geese paddling north farther out; a tight pod of coots beyond that. Two fishing boats on the water; only a few sailboats left at anchor. Not many people on the paths.

MINNEAPOLIS MN
Mostly Cloudy
45°F
7°C
Humidity 83%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1009.2 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 40°F (4°C)
Last Update on 9 Oct 10:53 am CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 7, 2012

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Few clouds dimming the sun, blue sky, fair breeze from the southwest. Two kayaks on the water. A dozen sailboats left at anchor. Paths fairly busy. Dry.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Partly Cloudy
52°F
11°C
Humidity 22%
Wind Speed SW 15 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoin 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chil 47°F (8°C)
Last Update on 7 Oct 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 6, 2012

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Some sunlight shining through rough cloud cover; good breeze from the northwest. Half the sailboats have been removed from anchor. Two fishing boats and two kayaks on the water. Small pod of coots near the southwest dock; large carp caught from the dock. Milkweed conspicuous along the northern shore.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Overcast
43°F
6°C
Humidity 42%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1025.6 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 37°F (3°C)
Last Update on 6 Oct 1:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 2, 2012

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Sunny, open blue sky, some clouds close to the western horizon; breeze from southeast. Three sailboats and one fishing boat on the water. Crows in the trees on the southwest shore; a few gulls circling the boats at anchor. Trees showing color. Dry paths.