The week of June 1 through June 7 on Longboat Key was the second-highest week in terms of rainfall in 2009. The north-Key rain gauge recorded 2.5 inches; the mid-Key rain gauge recorded 3.37 inches; and the south-Key rain gauge recorded 1.16 inches, for an average total of 2.34 inches.
No rainfall was recorded for the same period in 2008.
The wettest week of 2009 so far has been May 18 through May 24, during which rain gauges recorded an average total of 3.05 inches.
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17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Durante dog, owner well after raccoon run-in
Last week, we reported on a scuffle between a black dog and a group of raccoons that occurred at dusk near Joan Durante Park.
Golfer scores her first hole in one
Liz Lang scored her first hole in one July 8, on the Resort at Longboat Key Club’s Harbourside White Course, while celebrating her friend, Jane Hunter’s birthday.
Tiny trio tours safety facilities
Commissioner Lynn Larson’s three grandchildren, Zander, 9, Zora, 8, and Zoe Ramsey, 5, got a close-up look at what Longboat Key police and firefighters do to keep residents safe earlier this month, during a tour of the police and north fire stations.