April 5, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 80

Half foot of snow in near forecast

IRONWOOD — The gradual snowmelt on the Gogebic Range may be interrupted by heavy snow tonight and Saturday.

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Submitted photo
A CAVE inside a mound of snow and ice provides cover from the sun on the shores of Lake Superior at Black River Harbor in Ironwood Township on Thursday. The photo was submitted by Ironwood resident Devon DeRosso, who said that he and his group of friends found the mound while walking along the shore.

The National Weather Service is predicting an 80 percent chance of wet, heavy snow, possibly mixed with rain, from tonight through Saturday evening.

Accumulations of around 6 inches are forecast in a swath from Ironwood to Ontonagon.

Hazardous driving conditions may result, as roadways will become extremely slippery.

Temperatures between 28 and 39 degrees are predicted during the period of precipitation.

There’s also a 70 percent chance of snow for Wednesday, after highs in the mi...