Saturday, January 20, 2018

Saturday, January 20, 2018

More than a hundred mallards on the flowing creek. Gray sky, some blue patches, slight breeze from the south. Hundreds of people on the lake, admiring more than a dozen colorful Art Shanties.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.
Overcast
41°F
5°C
Humidity 70%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jan 4:53 pm CST

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2017

More than a hundred mallards on the flowing creek. Clear sky, amber sunlight towards sunset, breeze from the south. A dozen and a half ice-fishing huts near the northern shore; several dogs running and barking on the lake.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.
Fair
27°F
-3°C
Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SW 13 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 16°F (-9°C)
Last update 17 Jan 4:53 pm CST

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Patches of high, thin clouds; sunlight. Scored of mallards on the flowing creek; more mallards on the open water in the southwest inlet. Fisherman preparing on the ice.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.
Overcast 
32°F
0°C
Humidity 56%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 22°F (-6°C)
Last update 19 Dec 3:53 pm CST

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Rumpled gray sky, some bold mackerel sky. Mallards around the southwest inlet. Paths busy.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.
Overcast
47°F
8°C
Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 43°F (6°C)
Last update 3 Dec 4:53 pm CST

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Clear sky, slight breeze from the south, mirror-like lake for a hundred feet off the southern shore. Orange kayak o the water. Flotilla of mergansers (?) cruising along the edge of the calm water; a dozen dark brown ducks farther west. A few mallards close to shore. Thinnest patches of ice afloat.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
A Few Clouds
46°F
8°C
Humidity 47%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 44°F (7°C)
Last update 2 Dec 3:53 pm CST

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Sunday, November 26, 2017

 A few mallards on the creek. Fishing boat on the water, slight sheets of ice floating off the southern shore; many mallards towards the southwest; a dozen coots close to the western shore. Fishermen on the shore at several points. Bikers and pedestrians watching the multicolored, wide southwest horizon as the cloud cover pulls back after sunset.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
47°F
8°C
Humidity 54%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Nov 4:53 pm CST

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Creek running at a lower level. Large cirrostratus patches, little breeze; lingering pink light after sunset. Scores of mallards reaching out from the south east bay; hundreds of gulls flocking near the center of the lake. Pair of greater scaup diving close to the western shore. Small V of geese arriving from the north. 

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.
Partly Cloudy
36°F
2°C
Humidity 48%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1021.5 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 32°F (0°C)
Last update 25 Nov 4:53 pm CST