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Thaw arrives early in Ontonagon County


ONTONAGON — The strange weather this winter adds another oddity to its records, an early thaw.

According to Ontonagon County Road Commission records, a thaw has begun on two of the three monitored highways in Ontonagon County. The frost is monitored to help determine spring break-up on U.S. 45 in Woodspur, U.S. 45 near Bruce Crossing and M-64. between White Pine and Bergland.

The frost measurement Wednesday showed the thaw has begun on both  U.S. 45 sites. In Woodspur, the tube was frozen to 42 inches and thawed 12 inches.

Near Bruce Crossing, the tube was frozen to 43 inches and thawed...

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