Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Wednesday, January 30, 2015

Scores of mallards on the creek and lined up along its western shore. Hundreds more off the western shore of the lake, now collared with ice. Paths busy.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
23°F
-5°C
Humidity 78%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1023.1 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 17°F (-8°C)
Last update 30 Dec 4:53 pm CST

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Dozens of mallards on the creek. Thin shelves of ice encircling the lake shore. Hundreds of mallards along the southwestern edge of the ice; seventeen geese; a pair of mergansers.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Mostly Cloudy
22°F
-6°C
Humidity 55%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1025.0 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 13°F (-11°C)
Last update 19 Dec 1:53 pm CST

Friday, December 18, 2015

Friday, December 18, 2015

A dozen mallards on the creek, now fringed with ice. Gray sky, eventually dusting with snow. Hundreds of mallards along the southwest shore, a dozen coots mixed with them off the western shore. Two pairs of geese, one pair calling. Few people on the paths.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
21°F
-6°C
Humidity 52%
Wind Speed W 18 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 6°F (-14°C)
Last update 18 Dec 12:53 pm CST

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Thursday, December 17, 2015

A dozen mallards on the creek, still running high. Gray sky, breeze from the west; puddles turned to ice.  Well-bundled kayaker launching from the southeast beach. Scores of mallards off the southwestern shore; a tight pod of coots or grebes farther out in the uncertain dusk.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
23°F
-5°C
Humidity 68%
Wind Speed W 18 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1012.3 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 9°F (-13°C)
Last update 17 Dec 4:53 pm CST

Monday, December 14, 2015

Monday, December 15, 2015

Dark, dank, and drear; slight mist. Breeze from the north.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft. 
Overcast
34°F
1°C
Humidity 79%
Wind Speed N 16 mph
Barometer 29.53 in (1000.8 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 24°F (-4°C)
Last update 14 Dec 4:53 pm CST

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Gray, dank, and bleak; breeze from the northwest. A few mallards on the creek, hundreds along the southwestern shore. A tight pod of coots or grebes farther out, hard to distinguish in the dusk.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
39°F
4°C
Humidity 93%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 29.63 in (1004.2 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 32°F (0°C)
Last update 13 Dec 4:53 pm CST

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Gray sky, gray lake. Thousands of people, many in holiday costumes, on a charity walk. Green algae bloom all along the southern shore. Scope spotter observing the lake from the southern deck. A few mallards near the southwest inlet; several dozen coots farther north. Two more scope spotters trained on a bird in the middle of the lake.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.
Overcast
40°F
4°C
Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill 36°F (2°C)
Last update 12 Dec 10:53 am CST

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Blue sky, sunlight, clouds appearing from the west; slight rime on the grass and walks. Ten white swans off the southwestern shore, parading north. Half a dozen mallards near the eastern shore; three common mergansers landing and diving.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
A Few Clouds
35°F
2°C
Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.71 in (1006.7 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 30°F (-1°C)
Last update 9 Dec 9:53 am CST

Monday, December 7, 2015

Monday, December 7, 2015

Blue sky, blue water, bright sunlight, few clouds on the western horizon; white parade of goldeneyes in the center of the lake.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Partly Cloudy
41°F
5°C
Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 13 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 34°F (1°C)
Last update 7 Dec 11:53 am CST

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Gray sky and lake, light breeze from the south. Hundreds of mallards scattered off the southern shore. 

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Fog/Mist
36°F
2°C
Humidity 86%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1025.2 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill 32°F (0°C)
Last update 6 Dec 3:53 pm CST

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Gray day, breeze from the south. Snow fading; paths busy.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
44°F
7°C
Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1025.4 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 37°F (3°C)
Last update 5 Dec 12:53 pm CST

Friday, December 4, 2015

Friday, December 4, 2015

Creek fringed with snow, lake also along the south bank; thin pane of ice out ten feet or so. A dozen mallards on the creek; scores along the southern shore, and dozens of coots.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Fair
46°F
8°C
Humidity 51%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1027.2 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 42°F (6°C)
Last update 4 Dec 1:53 pm CST

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Gray sky, chilly, ice forming along the south bank. A few mallards here and there. Thin band of orange light along the western horizon towards sunset, revealing the mid section of a large orange sun.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
33°F
1°C
Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 23°F (-5°C)
Last update 22 Nov 3:53 pm CST

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Blue sky, a few small and diffuse cumulus clouds, breeze from the northwest. Mallards and gulls sitting still in the southwest inlet, the mallards in the shallows and the gulls on stones. Mallards and a few coots more active farther north. Thin rim of ice forming along the shore. Fishermen and their poles established near the band shell; fishing boat off the northern shore. Icicles hanging from branches over the western shore, bright in the sun. A dozen and half mallards on the creek.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Partly Cloudy
22°F
-6°C
Humidity 63%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1027.7 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 11°F (-12°C)
Last update 21 Nov 10:53 am CST

Friday, November 20, 2015

Friday, November 21, 2015


Creek high. Gray sky, little breeze. Solitary loon off the southern shore. Mallards, coots, and a diving grebe scattered off the southwest shore. Thousands of gulls flocking and settling over the middle of the lake; hundreds more on the wooden dock at anchor near the northern shore; hundreds more arriving in a high, loose stream from the north. Patches of ice on the paths, few people.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
29°F
-2°C
Humidity 58%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1024.3 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 24°F (-4°C)
Last update 20 Nov 3:53 pm CST

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Cloudless sky, blue ringed with pink and purple at sunset; light breeze from the southeast. Kayak off the western shore, fishing boat off the northern shore. Mallards near the southwest inlet; coots farther north; pair of grebes yet farther north; muskrat swimming close to shore. Hundreds of gulls in open flocks moving south high overhead; bright, thin crescent moon. Paths less and less busy.




















Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Fair
58°F
14°C
Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Nov 4:53 pm CST

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Sunny, blue sky, light breeze from the southwest. One sailboat, two fishing boats, many white gulls on the water. Paths busy.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
55°F
13°C
Humidity 51%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 37° F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 53°F (12°C)
Last update 14 Nov 2:53 pm CST

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Sunday, November 9, 2015

Bright blue sky, faint streak of cloud on the far western horizon; breeze from the south just raising white caps. Fishing boat on the water. Southwest dock floating at anchor, mallards mixed with coots nearby. A few gulls on the north side of the lake, a large one flapping its wings on the water, two in the air, several on that anchored dock. Milkweed seeds scattered by the wind in the northern marsh.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft. 
Fair
58°F
14°C
Humidity 36%
Wind Speed S 17 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Nov 12:53 pm CST

Monday, November 2, 2015

Monday, November 2, 2015

Milky streaks of cirrostratus, bright sun, shades of blue sky; light breeze from the east. Several fishing boats on the lake; fishermen on the southwest dock and on the shore near the band shell. Nine geese in sudden flight north from the southwest inlet, rippling the water as they flap their wings. Mallards, coots, a solitary grebe. Loon diving off the northern shore.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
A Few Clouds
68°F
20°C
Humidity 45%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1009.1 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Nov 2:53 pm CST

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Thin cloud cover, thin sunlight, light breeze from the south. Several fishing boats on the water. Solitary coot close to the southern shore. Loon diving close to the southwest fishing dock; several fishermen there. Mallards and coots in the cove north of the dock; more coots in a cluster farther north. Fishermen on the shore south of the band shell, loon diving nearby. Milkweed bright in the sunlight in the northeast marsh. Paths busy.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
49°F
9°C
Humidity 66%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 47°F (8°C)
Last update 1 Nov 10:53 am CST

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Creek running full, two mallards grazing near the head. Rough gray sky, breeze from the south. Fishing boat on the water; loon calling and diving off the southern shore. A few fishermen on the southwest dock; mallards and coots nearby; a few gulls in the air. Large sailboat launched from the northern shore crossing the lake to the south.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
50°F
10°C
Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 29.53 in (1000.4 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 45°F (7°C)
Last update 31 Oct 4:53 pm CDT

Friday, October 30, 2015

Friday, October 30, 2015

Gray sky, a few shafts of sunlight; breeze from the south. Some mallards next to the southwest fishing dock; gull standing on a small sand bar; several fishermen on the dock. Coots in the cove on the north side of the dock and along the shore; a few more mallards. Plastic dock floating at anchor off the north shore. Three fishing boats on the water. Abundant milkweed fleece in the northeast marsh. 

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
42°F
6°C
Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill 37°F (3°C)
Last update 30 Oct 9:53 am CDT

Monday, October 26, 2015

Monday, October 26, 2015

Creek running low. Layered gray sky; little breeze. Fishing boat on the water. Loon diving off the southern shore. Mallards around the dock; coots in the southwest cove.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
58°F
14°C
Humidity 50%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1023.2 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Oct 5:53 pm CDT

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Gray sky, large patches of sunlight towards sunset. Pair of loons near the southwestern shore, one flapping wings, both diving. Several fishing boats on the water; a few fishermen on the southwest dock. Mallards and coots; white gulls in the center of the lake lit up by the setting sun; scrim of trees along the shore heightened by the light.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
54°F
12°C
Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.30 in (1026.5 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 51°F (11°C)
Last update 25 Oct 4:53 pm CDT

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Creek up a bit, paved with yellow leaves and littered with leaves; a pair of mallards also. Quilted cloud cover revealing blue sky and sunlight; diminishing breeze from the west. Snow fence installed along the southeast beach. A few fishermen on the southwest dock; mallards to the east and coots close to shore in the western cove. Fisherman seated on the shore near the band shell. Paths fairly busy.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
51°F
11°C
Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NW 17 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 45°F (7°C)
Last update 24 Oct 11:53 am CDT

Monday, October 19, 2015

Monday, October 19, 2015

Gathering cloud cover, few patches of blue; breeze from the south. Fishing boat near the south shore. Coots on both sides of the fishing dock. Mallards close to the northern shore.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Mostly Cloudy
67°F
19°C
Humidity 42%
Wind Speed SW 14 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.7 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 19 Oct 11:53 am CDT

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Creek lowering, fringed with fallen leaves. Sunny, blue sky, some haze at the horizons; breeze from the south raising white caps. Fishing boat and red kayak on the water. Solitary grebe off the southern shore. Mallards and a gull around the southwest inlet; clusters of coots nearby. Milkweed bright in the sunlight in the northeast marsh. Paths busy.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Fair
62°F
17°C
Humidity 24%
Wind Speed S 15 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1020.3 mb)
Dewpoint  25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Oct 4:53 pm CDT



Saturday, October 17, 2015

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Blue sky, no clouds, light breeze from the southwest. A few fishing boats on the water, southwest fishing dock busy. Two pied-bill grebes diving off the southern shore; loon diving farther out. Mallards and a couple of gulls around the southwest inlet; coots in the adjacent cove to the north.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Fair
45°F
7°C
Humidity 49%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.49 in (1033.2 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 42°F (6°C)
Last update 17 Oct 10:53 am CDT

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Yellow-rumped warbler picking among the leaves in the sunlight next to the creek. Blue sky, no clouds, light breeze from the southwest. A dozen pied-bill grebes near the south shore. Heron standing still in the water nearby, close to the brush. Several coots. Two fishermen on the wooden dock. More coots along the western shore. Fishing boat on the water among the many white sailboat bouys, all the sailboats gone.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Blue sky, bright sun, no clouds, breeze from the south. People in the water at both beaches. Easel painter at the southeast beach. A few sailboats, paddle boards, kayaks on the water; one fishing boat. Mallards along the western shore, gulls far out. Colors along brightest along the western shore. Paths busy.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Fair
84°F
29°C
Humidity 36%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.36 in (993.9 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 83°F (28°C)
Last update 11 Oct 5:53 pm CDT

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Sunny, blue sky, cirrus, cirrostratus; light breeze from the east. Color coming to the rim of trees. Solitary pied-bill grebe and immature wood duck off the eastern shore. 

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Partly Cloudy
52°F
11°C
Humidity 72%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.6 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 50°F (10°C)
Last update 7 Oct 9:53 am CDT

Monday, October 5, 2015

Monday, September 5, 2015

Thin stratus cover shifting north from the south, revealing bright sun. One kayak in the middle of the lake; western path busy. Rose garden and flower beds bright in the sun; bright green sweeps of lawn.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Partly Cloudy
61°F
16°C
Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.2 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Oct 5:53 pm CDT

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Some blue sky, some sun; cirrostratus thickening from the west. Sailboat, kayak, fishing boat on the water. Mallards near the southwest inlet; coots farther north; easel painter on shore.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N on: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
56°F
13°C
Humidity 55%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1024.1 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Oct 4:53 pm CDT

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Blue sky, sunlight, breeze from the northeast; cirrostratus edging in from the southwest. A few sailboats on the water; paths busy. Milkweed open and bright in the sun along the northern shore.

Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
A Few Clouds
59°F
15°C
Humidity 42%
Wind Speed E 17 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.7 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Oct 4:53 pm CDT

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Bight sun, blue sky, no clouds. Several sails and fishing boats on the water; southwest beach busy. Gulls gathered near the middle of the lake; a few mallards near the western shore. Maples and ash trees there beginning to show color.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Fair
82°F
28°C
Humidity 37%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 81°F (27°C)
Last update 27 Sep 5:53 pm CDT

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sunny, bright blue sky, few clouds; breeze from the south. More than a dozen white sails patrolling off the north shore; loon diving off the south shore. Several fishing boats, kayaks, paddle boards on the water. A few people in the water at each beach; many more just basking in the sun. Paths very busy with people and dogs. Planes overhead coming in to land.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
A Few Clouds
77°F
25°C
Humidity 45%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 78°F (26°C)
Last update 26 Sep 2:53 pm CDT

Monday, September 21, 2015

Monday, September 21, 2015

Cloudless blue sky, a fair breeze from the southwest. A dozen colorful kayaks and two canoes resting on the edge of the southeast beach; one sail on the water; two gulls in the air. Southwest fishing dock busy; paths busy. Abundant white asters. Loon facing into the breeze off the southwest shore.

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 61%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Sep 10:53 am CDT

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Bright blue sky streaked with cirrus to cirrostratus; breeze from the southwest. Nine white sails on the water, a couple of fishing boats and kayaks. Half a dozen coots near the western shore. Paths very busy. Milkweed pods almost ripe. Wedding party and monarch butterfly at the north end of the rose garden.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Partly Cloudy
67°F
19°C
Humidity 45%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Sep 2:53 pm CDT

Friday, September 18, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Mixed gray clouds, patchy drizzle; gray lake. Two fishing boats on the water; gull calling from the air; dozens of mallards lined up along the sand and in the shallows on the north shore.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Light Rain
60°F
16°C
Humidity 78%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Sep 2:53 pm CDT

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Blue sky, cumulus clouds; light breeze from the south. Three dozen white sails on the water; a few fishing boats; a canoe, two kayaks. Fishermen on the southwest dock; few people at the beaches; paths busy.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 0ft.
Mostly Cloudy
67°F
19°C
Humidity 42%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Sep 3:53 pm CDT

Friday, September 11, 2015

Friday, September 11, 2015

Large fish splashing in the creek; abundant snake root and zigzag goldenrod. Blue sky, white clouds; solitary sailboat on the water. Gulls gathered far out; small pod of coots close to the western shore; mallards warming themselves on the sand along the northern shore. Goldenrod and purple asters blooming in the northeast marsh.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 0ft.
Mostly Cloudy
63°F
17°C
Humidity 45%
Wind Speed N 10 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.9 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Sep 5:53 pm CDT

Monday, September 7, 2015

Monday, September 7, 2015

Mixed clouds and blue sky, little breeze. A few sails on the water, several fishing boats, canoes, kayaks; three catamaran rowboats off the southern shore. Bright displays by yellow flowers -- Heliopsis helianthoides -- along the southern shore. White snakeroot blooming next to white asters. Line of coots 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.
Mostly Cloudy
80°F
27°C
Humidity 51%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 81°F (27°C)
Last update 7 Sep 4:53 pm CDT

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Sunday, September 6. 2015

Humid, breeze from the south. Some blue sky, otherwise cloudy. Few people at the beaches, many at the band shell, few on the paths. Two fishing boats on the water.  Zig-zag goldenrod and other yellow flowers along the southern and western shore; abundant white asters.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft. 
Partly Cloudy
83°F
28°C
Humidity 70%
Wind Speed SW 16 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 88°F (31°C)

Last update 6 Sep 5:53 pm CDT

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Haze and some clouds; humid breeze from the south. Monarch butterfly in the air near the creek; another seen later high off the northeast shore, along Lake Harriet Parkway. Both beaches busy, paths less so. Five sails on the water. Fishermen on the southwest dock and the shore. MIlkweed leaves beginning to yellow. 

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
88°F
31°C
Humidity 57%
Wind Speed S 17 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 94°F (34°C)
Last update 5 Sep 4:53 pm CDT

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Rafts of cumulus clouds, some blue sky, breeze from the west raising whitecaps. Two sailboats at dislocated anchor, one close to the northern shore. Beaches mostly empty, paths busy. Pair of grebes cheeping off the southwestern shore.

National Weather Service
Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy and Breezy
68°F
20°C
Humidity 51%
Wind Speed W 24 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.4 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Aug 2:53 pm CDT

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Ragweed in tall stands next to the creek. Broken overcast, wind from the south raising whitecaps. Few people at the beaches, more on the path. Three loons parading off the southern shore. Monarch butterfly leaving the northeast marsh, heading north.


Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy and Breezy
80°F
27°C
Humidity 62%
Wind Speed S 22 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1006.8 mb)
Dewpoint  66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 82°F (28°C)
Last update 22 Aug 3:53 pm CDT

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Blue sky, sunlight, a few cumulus clouds; breeze from the west. Half a dozen sails on the water, one fishing boat, one red kayak. Fishermen on the southwest dock. Stands of purple loosestrife opposed across the southwest inlet. Immature pied-billed grebe diving off the western shore. Artist at her easel in view of the band shell. Mallards about. Milkweed pods forming along the northern shore; goldenrod in bloom in the northeast marsh. Paths busy with joggers. Large stand of daisies in sunlit bloom lights up the shade of the creek.






National Weather Service
Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
A Few Clouds
73°F
23°C
Humidity 40%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 5:53 pm CDT

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Blue sky, bright sun, good breeze from the northwest; dwindling streets of warm cumulus clouds. Both beaches active; crowd at the band shell; a few fishermen on the southwest dock; others fishing from boats and kayaks. Several sails on the water, many kayaks; gulls, mallards. Northwest marsh coated with vines.


National Weather Service
Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
A Few Clouds and Breezy
82°F
28°C
Humidity 43%
Wind Speed NW 22 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.72 in (1005.7 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 82°F (28°C)
Last update 2 Aug 5:53 pm CDT

Friday, July 31, 2015

Friday, July 31, 2015

Creek and lake still high. Blue sky, a few cumulus clouds, breeze from the northwest. Both beaches active. A few white sails on the water, one tipping over in the breeze. A few kayaks near the northern shore; two loons off the western shore. 





National Weather Service
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
A Few Clouds
81°F
27°C
Humidity 37%
Wind Speed NW 14 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 80°F (27°C)
Last update 31 Jul 5:53 pm CDT

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Saturday, July 30, 2015

Mallards shepherding ducklings on the shaded high creek and creek shore. Blue sky, a few small clouds; breeze from the west. A few small sails on the water; a three-person canoe, a kayak. Both beaches moderately busy. Loon far off the western shore.

National Weather Service
Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Fair
84°F
29°C
Humidity 38%
Wind Speed W 18 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 83°F (28°C)
Last update 30 Jul 2:53 pm CDT