Leelanau Almanac for May 8-14, 2008

Sleeping Bear by kuku4manitou

Sleeping Bear by kuku4manitou

News from the Week

News from the week included the launch of our Leelanau Cherry Blossom Report (they’re looking amazing!), a link to a massive Sleeping Bear Dunes travel feature that we produced on Absolute Michigan, Saturday  educational walks in the Lakeshore for May (frogs, beavers, wildflowers & birds!), an article on this weekend’s Empire Asparagus Festival and a feature on the 2008 Tour de Leelanau.

The Week’s Weather

The week’s weather was (like much of 2008) a throwback. Temps in the 40s, 50s & 60s (instead of the now normal 70s to low 80s) and a nice amount of rain. Blossoms are in great shape.

May 8, 2008: Mostly sunny & 50s (57/37)
May 9, 2008: Mostly sunny, breezy & upper 50s (59/37)
May 9, 2008: Partly sunny, breezy & low 50s (59/37)
May 11, 2008: Partly sunny, some rain & 60s (63/43)
May 12, 2008: Cloudy & 50 (53/39)
May 13, 2008: Cloudy, scattered showers and 70 (72/41)
May 14, 2008: Mostly cloudy, some rain and 60s (64/37)

Click for the Leelanau news archive from May 2007 and also the May 2008 page.



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