Vol XVII – #007 – April Days

Report #5842 Photo: LR_4-5-17

LR 04-05-2017

6:00 am ~ 30° ~ Mostly Cloudy ~ Calm ~ Humidity: 93%   

Sunrise is at 7:16 am ~ Ave. Low is 28° ~ Record Low is  6° (1972)

 4:45 pm  ~ 41° ~ Cloudy ~ Wind: North at 5 mph ~ Humidity: 75%

Sunset is at 8:16 pm ~ Ave. High is 48° ~ Record High is 79° (1921)

 Moonphase: Waxing Gibbous ~ Pressure: 29.50 in ~ Dew Point: 37° ~ Visibility: 7 Miles

Daylight: 12 Hrs 59 Mns

Forecast for 4/6/17- Wind/Snow – High: 39° – Low: 33°


Vol XVII - #006 - Rain, Rain... Go
Vol XVII - #008 - Some More April Weather


April day for sure.  Great news, the dredge should be arriving on Friday and being put in the water early Saturday starting around 9:30am!





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Jeff in Paw Paw
Jeff in Paw Paw

Snowing down here now. Maybe it’s snowing up there too? If the snowfall forecast contest isn’t done, maybe I still have a crack at it. You’d need to get a foot and a half or so, though.

Dick Ristine
Dick Ristine

Late to the party, I’m wondering if fundraising for the dredging is ongoing. Is there a not-for-profit to which contributions can be sent?

Jim Burnham

Dick, the fundraising is over, the dredge is being delivered. If you want to donate additional funds, I’m sure Kate Vilter would not turn it down. You might still be able to donate at https://fundly.com/dig-deep-for-leland-harbor But Contact Kate through that site first. She has to pay them a percentage. She would probably prefer a check.

Bill Hahn, down south near Chelsea

I made an earlier comment which might easily be explained. If the photo of the ferry and the river plus Fishtown had been taken in the early morning, say 10 PM, all of my confusion could possibly be eliminated. As usual: All the best.

Bill Hahn, down south near Chelsea

Viz a viz the Ice-capades, what a different three years makes. ABTA

Bill Hahn, down south near Chelsea

I like to think that I know my directions 360 %? of the time. Today I am lost! The Island ferry in the river has a setting sun more or less above it. My head says that this means the sun is moving to sunset in the NORTH which, of course, has not been he case for a million years or so. I always assumed that the Leland river (?) flowed out of Lake Leelenau directly west, which would mean that sunset at this time of year would be just a tad north of west of the river’s mouth. If… Read more »

Jim Burnham

This was taken in the morning, Bill 🙂