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Vol XVI # 076 – Meggen’s Monday

    This Monday morning started off overcast and drizzly. The weekend was absolutely beautiful, however, with displays of cloud patterns worthy of pausing to look. Yesterday the Joy returned right away, having encountered strong northwest winds and rolling waves. By the time the sun’s afterglow graced the harbor, however, the night was completely still.  

Vol XV #229 – Rain, Wind Go Away

The gale warning flags are flying in anticipation of strong coastal winds for Leelanau County and South along the lakeshore. Yesterday the forecast was for gusts up o 60 mph, today, maybe 40 or so. The power company has crews positioned in the county to service any lines down.  There are a lot of stressed trees in the county from the… Read more »

Vol XV #112 – Just Before the Power Went Out

Mid-morning the sky darkened and the “Dark Sky” app on my I Phone started alerting that possible severe weather is on it’s way. The “Radar” app confirmed that with a fast moving, very red graphic headed for Leland.  The rain began to fall and power went out.  The internet remained until just before noon and it went out.  Logged onto ConsumerPower.com on… Read more »