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Saturday, May 18, 2013

Creek running fairly high after recent rain. Some sunlight through high clouds; breeze from the south. Solitary mallard on a rock off the southwest inlet; blackbirds calling from the brush. Scores of coots diffusely spread out over a large swatch of water off the western shore, bobbing in the breeze. Two geese standing on the western embankment. Marsh on northeastern shore full to overflowing, loud with bird calls. Paths there busy; circling motorcycles louder than the landing planes.

National Weather Service
Mostly Cloudy
Humidity 53%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Baromete 29.85 in (1010.4 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 82°F (28°C)
Last Update on 18 May 5:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.