The Daily Globe - Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

 
 

Latest blast of snow sets record for April

 

Jason Juno/Daily Globe

The Jack Kraemer Invitational set for May 6 at Longyear Field in Ironwood, above, has been postponed because the facility buried under several feel of snow.

IRONWOOD — The 9.3 inches of wet snow that fell Monday night and early Tuesday on Ironwood pushed April’s total to a record in a winter that won’t end.

The snowfall that was recorded to 7 a.m. Tuesday at the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Treatment Plant brought the month’s total to 44 inches, eclipsing the previous 100-year April mark of 43 inches set in 1928. More snow arrived after 7 a.m.

The season’s total for Ironwood stood at 207.7 inches and the on the ground total increased to 21 inches.

According to the National Weather Service office in Marquette, Ironwood was socked hardest wi...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.