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Rain turns to snow on wicked Friday

 

October 28, 2017

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

HEAVY SNOW began accumulating along Silver Street in Hurley on Friday afternoon after the temperature dipped to 33 degrees.

By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - Pouring rain turned into heavy snow Friday evening and it quickly accumulated across the Gogebic Range.

When the thermometer hit the low 30s, the precipitation was pure white and it was the sticky variety of snow. Driven by strong north winds, the snow fell only about a week after autumn colors had peaked late throughout the area.

An Iron County Highway Department plow truck pushed the slush from the U.S. 51-Silver Street intersection in Hurley around 3 p.m., when the temperature stood at 33 degrees. Four inches of snow had already accu...



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