Leelanau Almanac for the Week of April 30 – May 6, 2009

Spring Beauties in Empire by Jim Sorbie

News from the Week

Stories from the week included news that the King’s Challenge at Sugar Loaf has been purchased by a group led by Homestead owner Bob Kuras, news of another major wine award from a Leelanau County winery and a cool photo of Leelanau’s vintners by John Robert Williams.

The Week’s Weather

We were down 3/4 of an inch from the normal rainfall for April (2.12″ as compared to 2.72″ normally), something that’s easy to see as you wander through the woods searching for morels.

April 30, 2009: Mostly cloudy, heavy rain & 50s  (60/48)
May 1, 2009: Light rain & 50s (58/44)
May 2, 2009: Mostly sunny & upper 50s  (60/39)
May 3, 2009: Sunny & 60 (62/36)
May 4, 2009: Sunny & 70 – a gorgeous day! (70/33)
May 5, 2009: Mostly sunny & low 70s (72/40)
May 6, 2009: Mostly cloudy with light rain & 70s (75/45)

Get more events (and add your own) at the Leelanau Calendar. Check out today’s weather and the Leelanau News Archive from April 2008.

Check out the Leelanau Almanac for the Week of April 23-29, 2009 and the Leelanau Almanac for the Week of May 7-13, 2009.