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October 30, 2013

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Fog covering the sky and the lake; western shoreline barely discernable from the east. Fishing boat on the water; mallard on the water, another in the air.

National Weather Service
Fog
48°F
9°C
Humidity100%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 0.13 mi
Wind Chill 44°F (7°C)
Last Update on 30 Oct 5:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 28, 2013

Monday, October 28, 2013

Creek slow and high. Clouds thickening to the south, persistent sunlight. Several fishing bots on the water; light breeze from the northeast. Hairy woodpecker on the southern shore, downy woodpecker on the western shore. Several pied-bill grebes, one diving; another off the eastern shore. Milkweed seeds catching the light on the northern shore.

National Weather Service
Mostly Cloudy
43°F
6°C
Humidity 40%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.40 in (1030.1 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 37°F (3°C)
Last Update on 28 Oct 3:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 27, 2013

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Creek more pool than creek; high. Blue sky with few clouds far off; breeze from the southwest. Fishing boat on the water, fishermen on the dock, mallards about. Half a dozen pied-bill grebes resting off the western shore, one diving; a couple more farther north. Milkweed pods open or ready along the northern shore.

National Weather Service
Partly Cloudy
50°F
10°C
Humidity 43%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 46°F (8°C)
Last Update on 27 Oct 11:53 am CDTCurrent conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 26, 2013

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Creek moving slowly, dragging leaves. Broken deck of clouds, changing sunlight, breeze from the northwest. Fishermen on the southwest dock. Loon diving near the western shore; half a dozen gulls bright in the center of the lake.

National Weather Service
Mostly Cloudy
46°F
8°C
Humidity 51%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 41°F (5°C)
Last Update on 26 Oct 4:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 25, 2013

Friday, October 25, 2013

Broken overcast, some sunlight. Creek half full, running slowly. Two fishing boats on the water. Mallards and an adolescent pintail near the southern shore. Two fishermen on the southwest dock.

National Weather Service
Overcast
45°F
7°C
Humidity 54%
Wind Speed S 10 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 40°F (4°C)
Last Update on 25 Oct 11:53 am CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 20, 2013

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Some breaks in the cloud cover, some sunlight. Four mallards on the full creek. Chickadees in the trees on the southern shore. Loon not far out. Another loon off the northern shore. Yellow flowers still showing near the shore.

National Weather Service
Mostly Cloudy
43°F
6°C
Humidity 80%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1004.3 mb)
Dewpoin t37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 38°F (3°C)
Last Update on 20 Oct 12:53 pm CDT
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89 Lon: -93.22 Elev: 834ft.

October 16, 2013

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Creek full and slow-moving. Clear sky, few clouds at the horizon; light breeze from the west. Loon heard off the northern shore but not seen. A few gulls and mallards on the water; two pigeons at the shoreline. Several fishing boats on the water; one fisherman caught and released (after due photography) a 38-inch northern.

Minneapolis, MN
Wednesday 6:00 PM
Partly Cloudy
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52°F
Precipitation: 0%
Humidity: 54%
Wind: 6 mph

October 14, 2013

October 14, 2013

Creek pooled, partly dammed at the exit to the main creek by twigs and leaves. Overcast, yielding scattered drizzle; breeze from the east. Shades of green and ocher between the gray sky and gray lake. Mallards around the southern shore; loon heard but not seen--later seen off the northern shore. Hawk overhead. Milkweed bedraggled. Small stands of crowned beggarticks still blooming bright yellow.

Minneapolis, MN
Monday 6:00 PM
Overcast
54°F
Precipitation: 40%
Humidity: 54%
Wind: 13 mph

October 12, 2013

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Sky just beginning to clear from the southwest. Pair of pied-bill grebes off the southern shore; mallards around the southwest inlet. Two separate fishing canoes on the water, one green (Old Town), one amber Kelvar. Later, Venus a brilliant disc in the southwest.

Saturday 8:00 PM
Mostly Cloudy
51°F
Precipitation: 0%
Humidity: 71%
Wind: 8 mph

October 6, 2013

Saturday, October 6, 2013

Wet, yellow leaves drifting on the creek. Gray sky, mist, breeze from the northwest. Mallards around the southwest inlet. Half a dozen grebes off the western shore.

Minneapolis, MN
Sunday 6:00 PM
Light rain
48°F
Precipitation: 50%
Humidity: 93%
Wind: 14 mph

October 5, 2013

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Half a dozen mallards on the creek; path wet with leaves. Sky clearing from the southwest. Paths busy; many mallards around the southwest inlet; several fishermen on the dock; immature loon diving close to it.

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