Snowy March not near record
IRONWOOD — Although the 17 inches of snow that had fallen in Ironwood from Tuesday to Thursday added depth to a snowy March, the total for the month is not close to setting a record.
Another 4 inches fell at the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Treatment Plant for the 24-hour period to 7 a.m. Thursday, bringing the total for March to 31.8 inches, with more than a week remaining until April.
The record snowfall for March in Ironwood over the past 100 years is a whopping 57.2 inches recorded in 2002, according to the National Weather Service office in Marquette. The long-term monthly average through...