Leelanau Almanac for the Week of July 20 – July 26, 2006

The Horizon is not Straight (Manitou Passage)

News from the Week

The top story for the week was the huge array of events over the next couple weekends: Art Leelanau, the Suttons Bay Jazzfest and the Cherries Jubilee Musical this weekend, the 2nd Annual Traverse City Film Festival next week and next weekend features the Suttons Bay Art Festival, Sleeping Bear Dunegrass & Blues Festival and Port Oneida Fair.

Other stories included news on the hearing for a proposed development along the Lake Leelanau Narrows and news that the developers behind a proposed Leelanau wind farm will wait until Centerville Township planners have created zoning to regulate commercial windmills.
The Week’s Weather

It wasn’t quite as warm last week as the preceding week, but we had a lot more clouds. Things were also breezy, making it the best week so far this summer to play in the waves on Lake Michigan.

July 20, 2006: Mostly sunny & 80 (82Ëš/69Ëš)
July 21, 2006: Mostly cloudy & 70 (72Ëš/57Ëš)
July 22, 2006: Partly sunny & mid 70s (78Ëš/50Ëš)
July 23, 2006: Mostly sunny & mid 70s (78Ëš/54Ëš)
July 24, 2006: Partly sunny, evening sprinkles & low 80s (84Ëš/64Ëš)
July 25, 2006: Partly cloudy, muggy and mid 80s (86Ëš/64Ëš)
July 26, 2006: Tremendous overnight storm, mostly cloudy then sun & low 80s (82Ëš/69Ëš)

Click for the Leelanau news archive from July 21st – July 27th, 2005!