Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Clouds moving in from the west; mackerel sky. More than a dozen sails on the water; several kayaks, paddle boats, a fishing boat. Dozens of ducks and ducklings, geese and large goslings grazing on the algae off the western shore.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
76°F
24°C
Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.73 in (1006.3 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 78°F (26°C)
Last update 21 Jun 8:53 pm CDT


Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Creek high; large tree fallen across it from the west bank. Sky almost cloudless, sky and lake pale orange after sunset. A few mallards on the lake, a pair of silhouetted red-necked grebes (?), one diving. Bird song in the air.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Fair
70°F
21°C
Humidity 44%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jun 9:53 pm CDT

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

Creek high, lake high; good breeze from the northwest. A few Ebony jewelwing damselflies in patches of sun along the creek path. Gaggle of geese and goslings on the southeast shore, a beached sailboat nearby. A few people at both beaches, fishermen on the shore and docks. Fishing boat on the water. Many ducks and ducklings off the northern shore. Milkweed beginning to bud and bloom.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Partly Cloudy and Breezy
73°F
23°C
Humidity 37%
Wind Speed NW 21 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Jun 5:53 pm CDT

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

Creek path fringed with cottonwood seed. Blue sky, no clouds; light breeze from the northwest. Southeast beach busy. Five geese and five large goslings on the eastern shore; great blue heron flying north over the water along the shore.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Fair
81°F
27°C
Humidity 29%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 80°F (27°C)
Last update 5 Jun 5:53 pm CDT

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Creek running high, eight ducklings entering it from the path, followed by a mallard duck. Small stand of black snakeroot in blossom. Clear sky, few clouds. Lake rimmed with algae on milfoil, showing bubbles, dusted with cottonwood seed. Fishing boat and fishing canoe on the water; another canoe. Fishermen on the southwest dock and on the shore. Loud frog calls from the northern marsh. Large stand of golden Alexanders nearby.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W
Elev: 840ft.
Partly Cloudy
73°F
23°C
Humidity 26%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Jun 8:53 pm CDT

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Creek running high; Virginia waterleaf in bloom along the shore.  Blue sky, no clouds, bright haze on the horizon; breeze from the west just raising whitecaps; one sailboat on the water. Purple flags on the western shore. Large strands of white and yellow umbels in the northeast marsh.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Fair
75°F
24°C
Humidity 23%
Wind Speed NW 14 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 31 May 4:53 pm CDT

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Tuesday, May 10, 2017

Blue sky, light breeze, few clouds on the horizon. Lake high. A few mallards. Peepers calling from the northern marsh.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Partly Cloudy
68°F
20°C
Humidity 39%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 10 May 5:53 pm CDT