Leelanau Almanac for the Week of Oct 1 – 7

This week Leelanau.com had a couple interesting feature stories. Cougar siting have been common in northern Michigan. Take a look at the photos in the Leelanau Cougar story, and judge for yourself. Autumn in Leelanau County. Cherie also graced us with her beautiful writing in the story Autumn in Leelanau County. Don’t miss Marshall & Mary Collins’ Fried Chicken Dinner benefit for the Northport Promise on Sunday, October 18. And we showed how even storms are beautiful in Leelanau on Photo Friday: Stormy weather by danenmolly

Week’s Weather

Fall Color is just about peak!Fall colors are starting out slow this season. Currently only patches of color, with red, yellows, and russets.

Oct 6: Rainy & 50 (54/44)
Oct 5: Partly sunny & 55 (57/41)
Oct 4: Cloudy & 54 (54/48)
Oct 3: Mostly cloudy & 54 (54/44)
Oct 2: Cloudy & 50 (50/44)
Oct 1: Partly sunny & 55 (55/30)

Post your comments about the week’s news, observations of the weather or the natural world or events below!

You’ll also want to check out the Leelanau Calendar and the latest news and features from Leelanau, Traverse City and the surrounding area in our blog! Here’s October 2008 archive, and Leelanau Almanac for the Week of September 24 – September 30.