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January 27, 2013

Tuesday, January 22, 2012

(Delayed posting, out of sequence.)
Milky blue and gray sky, the gray advancing; gray and white lake, empty. Few pedestrians on the path; one duly leashed golden retriever carrying a large stick.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Mostly Cloudy
-4°F
-20°C
Humidity 58%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.37 in (1031.2 mb)
Dewpoint -15°F (-26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last Update on 22 Jan 11:53 am CST
Current conditions at
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)

January 26, 2013

Saturday, January 26, 2012

Thinning sun, thickening clouds; light breeze from the east. Fishermen and tents scattered at many points of the compass; mild sound of drilling. Two large tricycles on the ice; groups of people testing their legs there, one skating without skates. One small kite. Creek long stretches of ice and frozen mud.

National Weather Service
EAPOLIS MN
Mostly Cloudy
22°F
-6°C
Humidity50%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1025.0 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 11°F (-12°C)
Last Update on 26 Jan 2:53 pm CST
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

January 25, 2013

Friday, January 25, 2013

Sunny, blue sky, few clouds; lake blue-gray, streaked with white. Man standing on the ice, looking down. Crow black against the blue sky, calling. Man sitting on the ice off the north shore, preparing a sail to catch the breeze.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Partly Cloudy and Breezy
17°F
-8°C
Humidity 56%
Wind Speed NW 21 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 4°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 0°F (-18°C)
Last Update on 25 Jan 11:53 am CST
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft

January 21, 2013

Monday, January 21, 2013

Sunny, few clouds; cold breeze from the southwest. Lake dusted with white, otherwise bare. Two solitary joggers and a pedestrian on the path.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Partly Cloudy
-4°F
-20°C
Humidity 55%
Wind Speed W 14 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1027.8 mb)
Dewpoint -16°F (-27°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill -24°F (-31°C)
Last Update on 21 Jan 3:53 pm CST
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

January 20, 2013

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Gray sky; gray lake, flecked with snow. A few fishermen and tents. Loud dogs barking from the ice; bicyclist riding north along the western shore; two skaters set out from the north shore.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Overcast
7°F
-14°C
Humidity 60%
Wind Speed W 15 mph
Barometer 30.30 in (1028.3 mb)
Dewpoint -4°F (-20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill -10°F (-23°C)
Last Update on 20 Jan 3:53 pm CST
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

January 19, 2013

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Sunny, blue sky with large clouds, wind gusting from the west. Paths wet. Hundreds of people on the ice near the band shell, some flying kites; food tables being taken down; PA system on the ice powered by generator, occasionally pumping out music and announcements. Line waiting for long wagon drawn by two large horses. Large red-and-white striped tent on the ice near the band shell vanishes and reappears pressed by the wind against trees along the eastern shore. Three fire trucks arrive near the band shell; another near the rose garden, where firemen pull the tent down from the trees. Temperature falling rapidly, about ten degrees per hour.

MINNEAPOLIS MN
Mostly Cloudy and Windy
33°F
1°C
Humidity 72%
Wind Speed W 33 G 41 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1008.6 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility10.00 mi
Wind Chill 18°F (-8°C)
Last Update on 19 Jan 2:53 pm CST
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

MINNEAPOLIS MN
Partly Cloudy and Windy
22°F
-6°C
Humidity 57%
Wind Speed W 35 G 48 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoin t9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 3°F (-16°C)
Last Update on 19 Jan 3:53 pm CST
Current conditions at
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

January 18, 2013

Friday, January 18, 2012

Large streaks of cloud towards sunset; blue sky, orange sun. Paths busy. Skater, skier, baby stroller on lake; many fishing tents; many people and dogs. Frozen water along large stretches of the creek.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Partly Cloudy
38°F
3°C
Humidity 70%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1008.4 mb)
Dewpoint29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 33°F (1°C)
Last Update on 18 Jan 4:53 pm CST
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

January 15, 2013

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Virtually cloudless, golden sunlight towards sunset; paths mostly bare. Fair breeze from the south. Half a dozen fishing tents scattered around the lake, red, black, blue. Man and his dog out on the ice; bicyclist heading north on the ice, red jacket against the white snow. Scattering of pedestrians on the path, several walking dogs, including one large wolf hound.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
A Few Clouds
30°F
-1°C
Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 19°F (-7°C)
Last Update on 15 Jan 3:53 pm CST
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

January 11, 2013

Friday, December 11, 2013

Gray sky, faint drizzle, mist; breeze from the southeast. Large reaches of standing water on the lake. Five or six dozen mallards on the watery ice beyond the southeast inlet. Fishermen drilling here and there; a few fishing tents, red, blue, black.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Light Drizzle Fog/Mist
37°F
3°C
Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.47 in (998.8 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill 33°F (1°C)
Last Update on 11 Jan 2:53 pm CST
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)

January 9, 2013

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Cloudless blue sky, sun reddening toward sunset. Patch of water in the southwest inlet. A few fishing tents on the ice; a few skaters, a few skiers, pedestrians, dogs.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
A Few Clouds
33°F
1°C
Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 30.35 in (1028.6 mb)
Dewpoin t21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 24°F (-4°C)
Last Update on 9 Jan 3:53 pm CST
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

January 8, 2013

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Thickening cloud cover overtaking the blue sky and sun; light breeze from the southeast; no water on the white lake. Tidy hockey rink, complete with two goals, wooden arm bench, and shovel, near the southeast inlet. Sound of ice fishermen drilling in the distance. Two skiers near the north shore. Creek bearing ice near the inlet, creek bed bare beyond that, save for thin snow cover, and recently excavated two feet deeper close to the bridge.

National Weather Service
MINNEAPOLIS MN
Overcast
33°F
1°C
Humidity78%
Wind SpeedSE 14 mph
Barometer29.78 in (1009.6 mb)
Dewpoint27°F (-3°C)
Visibility9.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last Update on 8 Jan 2:53 pm CST
Current conditions at
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.