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(5/18/2022) Intermediate Lake water level 7.11 feet,   air hi/lo forecast temp 62°/46°   water temperature 62° (5/10)

This is the live web cam shot of my backyard on Intermediate Lake Road in Central Lake.    In winter I have a snow depth gauge installed.  To view road conditions, you can click the Bellaire Street Cam (temporarily down), Eastport Road Cam, and Streaming Webcams buttons on the right.  The picture is updated every ten seconds during daylight hours.  You can email me with any questions or comments.

(5/18/2022)  We're under a frost advisory, with night temperatures near freezing.  Hopefully it won't hurt the cherry crop.

(4/28/2022)  Hummingbirds have arrived in the southern LP.  It's time to put out our feeders!  (Update: My first sighting was May 6th.)

(4/26/2021)  Even though it's late April, the Emerald Isle arrives in Charlevoix from Beaver Island with snow falling and temperatures in the 30s.  Click on the thumbnail to enlarge.
(4/3/2022)  My bird feeder was trashed last night after a midnight visit by a bear.  I managed to get some pictures this time, and will keep the food inside until later this spring. I may leave one seed feeder up high and hope that he can't reach it.  At least he's not Hank the Tank.  Judging by the size of the window, I think the bear stood around 5' 4" tall on his hind legs.  Some people think he looks bigger.  To illustrate how it can be exaggerated, see this Far Side.  Click on the thumbnail to see the camera shots.