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Tuesday low temperature falls just short of record


December 27, 2017

Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

THE TEMPERATURE is minus 4 degrees at 1:30 Tuesday afternoon under the watchful eye of Smokey Bear at the Michigan Visitors Center on U.S. 2 in Ironwood, the warmest spot in the city.


IRONWOOD - The thermometer had soared to a reading of 11-below in Ironwood as of 1 p.m. Tuesday, improving from an overnight low of 20-below.

With the wind-chill factored in, it felt more like 30-below, although the sun was shining brightly.

It was colder weather than Ironwood experienced all last winter.

The National Weather Service called for similar - but not quite as cold - weather today, with a high of minus-3.

The 20-below reading at the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Treatment Plant along the Montreal River off U.S. 2 did not set a Dec. 26 record f...

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