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Big melt hits Gogebic Range

 

April 26, 2018

Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

Matt King of Hurley shovels snow off the Iron Belle Trail bridge over the Montreal River Wednesday afternoon. He lives nearby and has seen an uptick in traffic on the trail recently as the snow has melted off the trail's asphalt service, but there was still snow on the wooden and shaded surface of the bridge.

By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - Even though the sun has melted much of the winter's snow across the Gogebic Range over the past few days, Ironwood is still in the running to set an all-time low average temperature for April.

As of Wednesday morning, the average temperature for the month was 26.9 degrees, the lowest recorded in the past 117 years.

That compares to the 117-year average of 38.1 degrees through April 25, according to the National Weather Service office in Marquette, where Ironwood's weather records are kept.

The highest average temperature for the month th...



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