Tag Archives: snow

Vol XVI – #287 – A Four Wheel Drive Day

A nice day to stay home and off the road.   Profits from any upcoming sales of the 2017 Leland Report Calendar will go towards the Harbor Dredging fund.   http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1    The Leland Report/Leif Spork Snow Gauge Contest has closed. Good luck to everyone who entered!  The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the… Read more »

Vol XVI – #265 – Meggen’s Monday

  After lots of gray, this morning’s sunrise delighted us with hues of pink and orange. While looking at Fishtown, I noticed in the distance that an eagle was flying by, out over the water. Great way to start the week!   The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle… Read more »

Vol XVI – #264 – Winter Wonderland Continued

  Ten degrees warmer than Chicago with occasional lake effect snow.  First day of Winter is three days away.   The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here:  http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1  

Vol XVI – #262 – Winter Weather Warning

A system snow moved in from across Big Blue and so far 3 inches have fallen with a total 6 predicted. The wind has died down a bit.   The story below first appeared on the Leland Report on December 16th, 2004, 12 years ago and has been featured each year since.  I was on the bridge taking a picture… Read more »

Vol XVI – #261 – Looks Cold and Windy… It Is

The wind sounded like a freight train roaring through.  The picture above tells the story.  A system snow is promised for early tomorrow through Saturday. The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here:  http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1  

Vol XVI – #260 – The Wind Again !

Tried getting to the shoreline but the wind just  wouldn’t let me.  The picture of Biscuit below taken moments before two whitetails crossed our path and disappeared into the meadow.   The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here:  http://www.artistasylum.com/specialty-items/e5b7837c1  

Vol XVI – #259 – The Wind

It’s the wind blowing from out of the west over Big Blue that is creating our current weather.  Almost all of our current snowfall is lake effect. The cold is a result of a polar vortex. Last year on this date we had 10 inches total.  2014-53 in,  2013-28 in, 2012-10 in, 2011-half inch, 2010-21 in, 2009-29 in, 2008-55 in, 2007-33… Read more »

Vol XVI – #258 – Meggen’s Monday

It’s still early in the winter, with the ground gradually freezing under foot. A short walk along Lake Michigan at the north end of Route 651 (still accessible with a truck) shows winter happening. If you pause long enough, you can almost detect the sound of snow touching the ground, or water forming into ice… a moment of beautiful stillness. … Read more »