Browsing All posts tagged under »Weather«

Dire warnings

January 12, 2012


Possibly I should be over at the Eastport Market stocking up on candles, firestarters, batteries . . . and treats. But here I am, bravely blogging on so that all you snowbirds can have the latest snow reports from Torch Lake Township.

Too darned hot

August 4, 2010


I like to read stories of the burning desert sands while winter blizzards pelt the Writing Studio and Bait Shop.  Last night, as a hot, muggy day descended into mosquito-filled darkness, I wanted . . . polar bears.  Jack London.  Blue ice.  I pawed through the Photo Archives looking for cold comfort, and found it.   I […]

And then it hailed

November 3, 2009


Katherine and her camera have been out and about in The Weather.  She writes, It was a dark sky headed my way, then it hailed.  Imagine standing there by the pond, framing a glowing autumn landscape under a flinty sky, and then realizing . . . Hail!

Pity the poor Cowboy

December 3, 2008


The Weather Widget in the right column is flashing one of its red Advisory! messages.  Following the link to Weather Underground we find: A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 am EST Friday.  Widespread snow will continue across northwest lower Michigan through this evening. Precipitation will then transition to lake effect snow showers […]

You don’t need a weatherman to tell which way the wind’s blowing

November 19, 2008


I don’t think about wind much. Where I live, it’s almost always coming out of the west/northwest, and if I want to confirm that, I can send Cowboy out and watch which way his ears flap. No, what I want to know is how cold it is where I’m headed (until about June, when I […]

Lake effect

November 16, 2008


All day today the Weather Widget over in the right column has been posting an Advisory! of a winter storm coming our way, bearing–surprise surprise–lake effect snow.  A lake effect snow warning remains in effect until 11 am EST Monday . . . .  Overnight snow accumulations within the warned area are expected to range […]