The Daily Globe - Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Blowing snow packs punch across UP, northern Wisconsin


January 24, 2018

Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

GUY ANDERSON, of Ironwood, moves snow from a driveway on Sutherland Street in Ironwood Tuesday afternoon. It wasn't his driveway, but he says he likes to move snow for friends, relatives and veterans who need some help.


The winter storm that swept through the Gogebic Range Monday evening and early Tuesday didn't produce excessive amounts of snow, but drifting conditions made driving hazardous.

U.S. 2 near Ashland was closed Monday evening because of winds whipping heavy snow off Lake Superior across the highway.

Winds gusted as high as 30 mph across the Upper Peninsula.

Parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin received more than a foot of snow.

Area snowfall totals varied greatly, with Ironwood receiving only 4 inches at the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Treatment Facility on t...

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