We had a few boisterous thunderstorms roll through mid-week, but for the most part, last week was quite. Late in the week a cold front dropped day time highs 10+ degrees and ushered in strong winds that made it feel considerably cooler than the day before. As far as the green-up is considered, we're nearing 100%.
(OSNW3 May Observations)
(Temp Comparison 2008 / 2009 | May 1 - 17)
Max temp: 63.2 / 65.0 / +1.8
Min temp: 44.6 / 46.9 / +2.3
(May 2009 Precipitation | May 1 - 17)
2009 Monthly Total
I was in the UP for a few days participating in an annual golf trip. We started out in Iron Mountain, then headed to Marquette, and finished in Harris. Weather was perfect for this time of year. 60's and sunny both Thursday & Friday (May 14-15), but then on Saturday things took a huge turn for the worse. Northwest winds sustained themselves over 20 mph with gusts in the 30s. Temps were in the low 40's making it feel darn cold. It was brutal but we persevered! A highlight of the trip was hanging in Marquette for a spell after golf. We trekked around Presque and snapped a few photos. To our surprise we spotted a couple spots with snow/ice remaining! (photos)
(Presque Isle, Marquette, MI - May 15, 2009)
Front Of House
Starting to thicken up around here...
(FOH - May 17, 2009)
(Looking West - May 17, 2009)
(Looking East - May 17, 2009)