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February 25, 2014

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Clear sky, orange setting sun. Long stretch of the creek fully open (unlike the Mississippi some miles to the east), carrying a huddle of some forty mallards. Lake white and empty. A few pedestrians.

National Weather Service
A Few Clouds
2°F
-17°C
Humidity 59%
Wind Speed NW 16 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1027.9 mb)
Dewpoint -9°F (-23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill -17°F (-27°C)
Last Update on 25 Feb 5:53 pm CST
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89°N Lon: 93.22°W Elev: 834ft.

February 9, 2014

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Stretch of open creek shortened and narrowed by ice and snow, bearing a dozen and a half mallards. Cloudless blue sky, orange towards sunset; ice-fishing tent on the lake; a runner and a cyclist on the path along the western shore.

National Weather Service
Current Conditions
Fair
5°F
-15°C
Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 9 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1028.1 mb)
Dewpoint -7°F (-22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill -9°F (-23°C)
Last Update on 9 Feb 4:53 pm CST
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89°N Lon: 93.22°W Elev: 834ft.

February 2, 2014

Sunday, February 2, 2014

A couple of dozen mallards congregated in the middle of the flowing creek. Cloudless sky, pink snow at sunset, a dog and walker on the lake.

National Weather Service
Fair
12°F
-11°C
Humidity 58%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1026.5 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 1°F (-17°C)
Last Update on 2 Feb 4:53 pm CST
Current conditions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.89°N Lon: 93.22°W Elev: 834ft.

February 1, 2014

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Creek half open, carrying two dozen mallards. Cloud cover effacing blue sky, breeze from the northwest. Skier on lake dragged back and forth after black-and-red curved kite. Other skiers along the shore and in the middle of the lake.

National Weather Service
Mostly Cloudy
19°F
-7°C
Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill 5°F (-15°C)
Last Update on 1 Feb 3:53 pm CST