Saturday, September 16, 2017

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Gray sky, uneven light. A few people at the beaches, fishermen at the southwest dock. Two sails on the water. Three coots near the mallards off the southern shore; loon far out. Orange monarch butterfly on purple ironweed in the northeast marsh. Occasional leaf falling from the trees.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
73°F
23°C
Humidity 74%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Sep 4:53 pm CDT

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

Blue-gray sky, cirrus clouds, cirrostratus; thin sunlight reflecting bright off the lake. Two swimmers off the southeast shore, one far out. Two sailboats, two fishing boats. Many large stands of blooming white asters along the eastern shore.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
82°F
28°C
Humidity 58%
Wind Speed E 14 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.0 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 84°F (29°C)
Last update 15 Sep 5:53 pm CDT

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Sunday September 10, 2017

Gray sky with some orange sunlight. A few people at the southeast beach. Several sails on the water, a couple of fishing boats. Strong breeze from the southeast.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
78°F
26°C
Humidity 60%
Wind Speed S 12 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.5 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 80°F (27°C)
Last update 10 Sep 5:53 pm CDT


Saturday, September 9, 2017

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Blue sky, some haze; breeze from the southeast. Some people at both beaches. A dozen sailboats on the water, two fishing boats. A loon flapping its wings in the middle of the lake.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Fair
74°F
23°C
Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1024.9 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 9 Sep 2:53 pm CDT

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

A few mallards on the creek. Clear blue sky, breeze from the northeast. One sailboat on the water. Painted ladies flitting among the white asters and white snakeroot on the southeastern sore. Painter at his easel on the western shore. Several pairs of snorkelers off the northern shore. Large stands of goldenrod and purple Prairie ironweed in the northeast marsh.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W lev: 840ft.
Fair
65°F
18°C
Humidity 49%
Wind Speed E 14 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1024.8 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Sep 12:53 pm CDT

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

(Late afternoon; delayed posting.) Large blooming stands of White snakeroot along the creek; some zigzag sunflowers. Sky mixed gray and blue. A few kayaks and paddleboards at the southeast beach.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N  Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
67°F
19°C
Humidity 63%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Sep 9:53 pm CD

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Creek very high. Rough gray sky with touches of blue. Mallards on the lake, several sailboats. Beaches empty.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
62°F
17°C
Humidity 54%
Wind Speed N 15 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Sep 5:53 pm CDT