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Warm week ahead as fog leaves area


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MICHIGAN STATE Police Trooper Jerry Mazurek watches the fog roll into Bessemer Township Thursday evening, cutting visibility down to an eighth of a mile.

IRONWOOD - With thick fog and cool temperatures, Thursday on the Gogebic Range felt more like a November day.

The thermometer stood at 50 degrees at 4:25 p.m. in downtown Ironwood, under cloudy skies.

The cool temperatures put a crimper on hay-making operations across the Gogebic Range in a summer in which ample rain has made grass mowing a twice weekly job for many.

Barring a further dip in the temperatures, the record low of 38 set for July 13-14 in 1960 wasn't in jeopardy, according to National Weather statistics compiled at Marquette.

Warmer days are ahead, beginning today, when a high...

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