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September 28, 2013

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Creek low. Cloud deck breaking up after rain, sun shining through from the west; breeze from the west. Loon far off shore; mallards around the southwest inlet; several fishing boats on the water. Fall color beginning to show; a few lingering asters and yellow flowers.

National Weather Service
Overcast
60°F
16°C
Humidity62%
Wind Speed W 16 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last Update on 28 Sep 5:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 25, 2013

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Clear sky after twilight; several sailboats and a canoe on the water. Mallards around the southwest inlet and grouped in the air.

National Weather Service
A Few Clouds
67°F
19°C
Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last Update on 25 Sep 7:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 23, 2013

Monday, September 23, 2013

Creek dwindling. Blue sky, sunlight, cirrus clouds; breeze from southeast just raising whitecaps. Swimmer off the southeast beach, fisherman on the southwest dock; oil painter and easel nearby. Mallards. Yellow showing in the trees.

National Weather Service
Mostly Cloudy
74°F
23°C
Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SE 16 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last Update on 23 Sep 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 21, 2013

Saturday, September 21, 2013

A foot-long fish swimming in the shallow creek pool. Sound of crickets. Blue sky, few patches of cumulus; light breeze from the north. Two fishing boats, a sailboat, and a kayak on the water. Fishermen on the southwest dock and on the shore. Many mallards. Many pedestrians on the path. Artist at his easel on the western shore, painting the band shell. Trees along the shore beginning to show some yellow.

National Weather Service
A Few Clouds
62°F
17°C
Humidity 54%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last Update on 21 Sep 2:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 20, 2013

Friday, September 20, 2013

Creek slow and pooling. Zig-zag goldenrod in flower along the path; another stand of goldenrod six feet tall. Crickets sounding. Chestnuts fallen near the path. Rough cloud cover over the lake, yielding light rain. One fishing boat on the water, several fishermen on the shore. Paths busy. Tight pod of twenty coots off the southern shore. Mallards around the southwest inlet.

National Weather Service
Overcast
61°F
16°C
Humidity 78%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoin t54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last Update on 20 Sep 10:53 am CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 16, 2013

Monday, September 16, 2013

Bright blue sky, smidgen of cloud just at the southern horizon; slight breeze from the southeast. One fishing boat on the lake, dozens of mallards around the southeast inlet, occasional planes high in the sky. Joggers, walkers, and dogs on the path. Painter at his easel on the western shore.

National Weather Service
Fair
66°F
19°C
Humidity 39%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.30 in (1026.2 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last Update on 16 Sep 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 15, 2013

Sunday, September 15, 2013

(Delayed posting.) Cumulus clouds dissipating, bold blue sky, bright autumnal sunlight; breeze from the north. Solitary pied-bill grebe off the southern shore; dozens of mallards parked around the southwest inlet. Several fishing boats on the water; fishermen on the docks and shore. Thousands of people at the band shell to support the musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra.

National Weather Service
Time (CDT):17:53
Wind (mph): NE 10 G 22
Visibility (mi): 10.00
Partly Cloudy
Sky cond: FEW027 SCT03
Temp: 65
Dewpoint: 52
Relative humidity: 63%
Pressure: 30.21
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

September 9, 2013

Monday, September 9, 2013

Gray lake; gray sky, allowing some sunlight through; breeze from the southeast. No boats on the water, few people on the paths or beaches; one fisherman on the southwest dock. Mallards resting near the inlet.

National Weather Service
Overcast with Haze
78°F
26°C
Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.72 in (1006.0 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Heat Index 80°F (27°C)
Last Update on 9 Sep 11:53 am CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 8, 2013

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Creek low but running; two mallards standing on the shore. Gray cloud cover, light breeze from the east. Sailboat, fishing boat, and kayak on the water. A few fishermen on the dock and shore; several joggers, pedestrians, dog-walkers on the path. White asters dominant; a bright stand of late goldenrod. Peepers sounding from the northeast marshes.

National Weather Service
Overcast
75°F
24°C
Humidity 66%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last Update on 8 Sep 6:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

September 2, 2013

Monday, September 2, 2013

Creek moving along, slowly. Cloud deck disintegrating, yielding blue sky and bright sunlight. Two sailboats and a fishing canoe on the water. Few people at either beach; paths fairly busy. Goldenrod conspicuous. Lake high; milfoil gone from the surface; harvester still at anchor.

National Weather Service
Partly Cloudy
67°F
19°C
Humidity 55%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer30.05 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint50°F (10°C)
Visibility10.00 mi
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.