Clouds beginning to clear after heavy rain. Beaches empty, four sailboats on the water, a few pedestrians on the path. Gray-headed coneflowers thoroughly bedraggled along the western shore; False sunflowers (a.k.a. Smooth oxeyes) intermixed, unfazed.
Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Wind Speed SW 12 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1008.7 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 79°F (26°C)
Last update 4 Aug 12:53 pm CDT