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

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Creek full, lake high, some brightness in the gray sky; breeze from the northwest. A few people at both beaches; mallards at the north beach. Fishing boat on the water, a few fishermen on the southwest dock.

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 87%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Aug 6:53 pm CDT

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2013

Lake almost calm; few clouds; pale orange and gray sky in the west after sunset; crescent moon descending. One sail on the water; fishermen at the eastern culvert. Sound of crickets fills the air.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
A Few Clouds
70°F
21°C
Humidity 51%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Aug 8:53 pm CDT

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22 2017

Blue sky, cumulus clouds, strong breeze from the northwest. Creek and lake high. Beaches active. Ragweed eight feet tall near bandshell. Goldenrod in bloom along the northern shore.

Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88° NLon: 93.23° WElev: 840ft.
Partly Cloudy
74°F
23°C
Humidity 41%
Wind Speed NW 18 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Aug 3:53 pm CDT

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, September 21, 2017

Sky layered pink, gray, and blue after sunset. Fair breeze from the southwest. Fishing boat and kayak on the water.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
69°F
21°C
Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 8:53 pm CDT

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Gray sky tinged with pink; light breeze from the northwest. Lake high; several sailboats, paddle boards, and kayaks. Beaches active; fishermen on the shores. Mushrooms conspicuous; abundant goldenrod blooming.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
81°F
27°C
Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 83°F (28°C)
Last update 20 Aug 6:53 pm CDT

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 201

Thin gray sky. A few people at the southeast beach. Three sails on the water, several kayaks and a paddleboard. Small orange-yellow sunflowers blooming near the gray-headed coneflowers.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
75°F
24°C
Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Aug 5:53 pm CDT

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Wednesday, August 3, 2017

Gray sky, lined with salmon at the western horizon. Cool breeze from the northwest.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
57°F
14°C
Humidity  67%
Wind Speed N 15 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Aug 8:53 pm CDT

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Small sheet of gray cloud after sunset; salmon gray sky to the west. Several people in the water at the southeast beach; three canoes and several kayaks and paddle boards on the water. Stands of gray-headed coneflowers brightening the eastern shore.


Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
A Few Clouds
80°F
27°C
Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 81°F (27°C)
Last update 31 Jul 8:53 pm CDT

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Saturay, July 29, 2017

Blue sky, cumulus clouds; breeze from the southeast. Both beaches busy. Two dozen sails on the water, canoe, many kayaks. Eight geese on thrass off the western shore.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Partly Cloudy
84°F
29°C
Humidity 36%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.3 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 83°F (28°C)
Last update 29 Jul 3:53 pm CDT

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017


Two fishermen on the creek. Blue sky, scattered cumulus clouds. A few people at the southeast beach. Ten sailboats on the water; fisherman in a canoe; a kayaker.

Current conditions atMinneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.Partly Cloudy84°F29°CHumidity 38%Wind Speed N 9 mphBarometer 30.02 in (1016.0 mb)Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)Visibility 10.00 miHeat Index 83°F (28°C)Last update 27 Jul 5:53 pm

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Blue sky, cumulus clouds. Fisherman on the creek, fishermen on the shore. People at the southeast beach. Five sails on the water; a fishing boat, a paddle board. 

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

Partly Cloudy
75°F
24°C
Humidity 54%
Wind Speed NE 16 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Jul 5:53 pm CDT

Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

Mostly gray sky; oblong orange patch at the western horizon at sunset. Two people at the southeast beach. Two sails on the water near the western shore. Mallards near 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
79°F
26°C
Humidity 67%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 81°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Jul 8:53 pm CDT

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Tuesday, July 19, 2017

Pink thunderclouds to the southeast, diffuse lightning. Stands of gray-headed cornflower blooming along the eastern shore.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Thunderstorm
72°F
22°C
Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Jul 8:53 pm CDT

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Clouds beginning to clear from the west; light breeze from the northwest. Two fishermen in a canoe; three sails on he water. Several mallards young and old near 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
79°F
26°C
Humidity 72%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 82°F (28°C)
Last update 18 Jul 5:53 pm CDT

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Brilliant orange sun towards sunset, doubled by the lake. Eight geese on the grass near the southeast beach. A fishing boat, two kayaks, and several sails on the water.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Fair
72°F
22°C
Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Jul 8:53 pm CDT

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Gray sky, light breeze from the northwest.  Small muskrat straddling submerged branch off the eastern shore, nibbling on vegetation. Ducks nearby.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
65°F
18°C
Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Jul 8:53 pm CDT

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Clouds covering from the north; breeze from the northwest. Fishing boat and kayak on the water. A few people at both beaches. Great blue heron standing at attention on the larger small island off the southwest inlet.

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 62%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Jul 9:53 pm CDT

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Twenty geese and goslings silhouetted on the shore near the southeast beach. Orange clouds and sky to the northwest.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.Partly Cloudy82°F28°CHumidity 58%Wind Speed SE 7 mphBarometer 29.76 in (1007.2 mb)Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)Visibility 10.00 miHeat Index 84°F (29°C)Last update 11 Jul 8:53 pm CDT


Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Blue sky, bright sun, few clouds; light breeze from the northwest. Fishing boat and a few sailboats on the water. Both beaches busy.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
84°F
29°C
Humidity 48%
Wind Speed NE 10 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.5 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 85°F (29°C)
Last update 10 Jul 5:53 pm CDT

Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Scattered clouds, breeze from the north. Rising moon near full. Four sailboats on the water; a fishing boat, a canoe. Paths busy. Twenty-one geese and large goslings trimming the grass not far from the band shell.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
73°F
23°C
Humidity 51%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Jul 8:53 pm CDT

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Scattered clouds; both beaches busy; lake busy with a dozen sailboats, kayaks, fishing boats. Stands of white-violet asters blooming on the northern shore.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
84°F
29°C
Humidity 53%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 86°F (30°C)
Last update 4 Jul 1:53 pm CDT

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

Western horizon shared with orange sky and large patches of dark clouds. Duckling in the algae near the eastern shore. Amateur fireworks off the western shore.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Partly Cloudy
76°F
24°C
Humidity 50%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 78°F (26°C)
Last update 3 Jul 9:53 pm CDT

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Blue sky, few small cumulus clouds; light breeze from the northwest. Half a dozen sailboats on the water, more kayaks, a few paddle boards. Both beaches busy; fishermen on the docks. many ducks and ducklings. Milkweed abundant along the north shore, blooms visited by bees.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
A Few Clouds
79°F
26°C
Humidity 38%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 79°F (26°C)
Last update 2 Jul 5:53 pm CDT

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

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Creek running high, carrying a few mallards. White and purple violets in full bloom. Gray sky; fruit trees in bloom. Shelf of floating poison-green algae stretched along the eastern shore, a few mallards about.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
68°F
20°C
Humidity 35%
Wind Speed E 18 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 May 5:53 pm CDT

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Light rain, some brightness at the horizon. Fisherman on 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
70°F
21°C
Humidity 64%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1007.3 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Apr 5:53 pm CDT

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Gray sky, a few patches of blue. A few mallards near the southeast beach. Three horned grebe farther north; more than a dozen pied bill grebes near the northeast marsh.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
55°F
13°C
Humidity 67%
Wind Speed E 14 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.7 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 51°F (11°C)
Last update 13 Apr 5:53 pm CDT



Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Blue sky, bright sun, occasional clouds, breeze from the west. Hundreds of coots along the western shore, with a few bufflehead and shovelers among them. Loon diving close to shore farther north.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
A Few Clouds
53°F
12°C
Humidity 38%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1023.3 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 50°F (10°C)
Last update 11 Apr 5:53 pm CDT

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Diminishing light rain occasionally flecked with snow. Hundreds of coots off the western shore. Loon diving off the northern shore; dozens of mergansers flapping their wings and diving nearby; dozens of gulls calling from the anchored floating dock.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Light Rain
39°F
4°C
Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NE 15 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill 31°F (-1°C)
Last update 10 Apr 4:53 pm CDT


Saturday, April 8, 2017

Saturday, April 6, 2017

Scilla blooming along the creek. Gray sky, breeze from the south. A few mallards along the southern shore. Hundreds of coots along the western shore, facing south. Paths busy.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
69°F
21°C
Humidity 39%
Wind Speed S 17 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.56 in (1001.1 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Apr 3:53 pm CDT

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2016

Blue sky, bright sun, no clouds, breeze from the north. Two mallards among the many small waves next to the western shore.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Fair
54°F
12°C
Humidity 20%
Wind Speed N 16 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 50°F (10°C)
Last update 6 Apr 5:53 pm CDT

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Thin cloud cover, sun just shining through. A few mergansers diving near the southwest shore; more than a hundred coots stretching farther north, some flying in accompanied by buffleheads. A pair of geese and a few mallards near the northern shore.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
53°F
12°C
Humidity 26%
Wind Speed NE 13 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 49°F (9°C)
Last update 5 Apr 5:53 pm CDT

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Creek running low; some scilla blooming along the banks. Blue sky, bright sun, few clouds; breeze from the north. Goose and a couple of mallards in the southwest inlet; many scores of coots scattered near the western shore. Two geese on the water near the band shell. Small fishing boat heading south.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Partly Cloudy
62°F
17°C
Humidity 22%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Apr 3:53 pm CDT

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

Slight, diminishing drizzle. A few mallards near the southwest inlet. Scores of coots along the western shore. Scores of gulls calling from a floating dock off the northern shore. A loon closer to shore, on still water; a large muskrat swimming next to the shore.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Light Rain
50°F
10°C
Humidity 83%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 29.59 in (1002.2 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 47°F (8°C)
Last update 3 Apr 5:53 pm CDT

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Gray sky, gray lake. Some eight or more lesser scaup diving off the southern shore. Pair of mergansers beyond the small islands in the southwest inlet.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
54°F
12°C
Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 50°F (10°C)
Last update 2 Apr 4:53 pm CDT

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017


Green beginning to show along the creek. Small field of cumulus clouds to the north, hazy clouds to the south. Mallards on and over the lake. Paths busy.

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

Partly Cloudy
65°F
18°C
Humidity 25%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.5 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Apr 2:53 pm CD

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Gray sky, gray water. Two loud pairs of geese near the southern shore; a pair of mallards near the northern shore.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
43°F
6°C
Humidity 71%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 37°F (3°C)
Last update 24 Mar 5:53 pm CDT

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A couple of mallards on the creek. Leaden sky and lake, still some fringe of ice.

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 65%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 32°F (0°C)
Last update 23 Mar 3:53 pm CDT

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Layers of gray and blue, thin sunlight, chilling breeze from the southeast. Scrim of ice along the southern shore. A few mallards at the southeast inlet; half a dozen coots off the southwestern shore; two geese flying north.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
39°F
4°C
Humidity 33%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 30.37 in (1029.6 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 31°F (-1°C)
Last update 22 Mar 5:53 pm CDT

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Blue sky, a few clouds; light breeze from the north. Ice shelf eroding along the eastern and southern shores. A dozen and a half coots off the western shore.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Partly Cloudy
54°F
12°C
Humidity 26%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1021.1 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 52°F (11°C)
Last update 20 Mar 4:53 pm CDT

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Traces of snow along the creek. Blue sky, some clouds. Ice shelf persisting off the eastern shore of the lake. Mallards along the southern and western shores. Paths busy.

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 54%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 47°F (8°C)
Last update 19 Mar 3:53 pm CDT

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Blue sky, bright sun, a few clouds. Patches of snow alongside the creek; wide ice shelf off the lake's eastern shore.

Current conditions at
Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft. 
A Few Clouds
39°F
4°C
Humidity 53%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1027.4 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 34°F (1°C)
Last update 18 Mar 2:53 pm CDT

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

Sky half blue, half white with small cumulus clouds. Ice shelf off the eastern shore bright with snow.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Mostly Cloudy
26°F
-3°C
Humidity 42%
Wind Speed NE 13 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.38 in (1030.2 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 15°F (-9°C)
Last update 13 Mar 4:53 pm CDT

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Scores of mallards lining the ice lining the creek shore. Sky half blue. Crows picking and calling on the shelf of ice along 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
20°F
-7°C
Humidity 21%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.56 in (1036.8 mb)
Dewpoint -14°F (-26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 10°F (-12°C)
Last update 11 Mar 3:53 pm CDT

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Sun just visible through the gray cloud cover; brisk breeze from the west. Shelf of solid and broken ice along the eastern shore. A few mallards on the water; a pair of geese flying south high overhead. Few pedestrians.

Current conditions at Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)
Lat: 44.88°N Lon: 93.23°W Elev: 840ft.
Overcast
28°F
-2°C
Humidity 31%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 30.32 in (1028.0 mb)
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 17°F (-8°C)
Last update 9 Mar 5:53 pm CDT

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Blue sky, bright sun, a few small cumulus clouds forming. Gusty wind from the west, blowing the remaining ice to the eastern shore. Nine geese around the southwest inlet, some honking; a crow 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.
Fair and Windy
44°F
7°C
Humidity 37%
Wind Speed W 28 G 39 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1004.1 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 34°F (1°C)
Last update 7 Mar 11:53 am CST