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Winter keeps on wintering; 7 inches falls on Range, more snow expected


February 21, 2019

Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

Traffic on Silver Street in Hurley makes its way through heavy falling snow Wednesday afternoon. On the lamp post is one of many new banners along the street proclaiming Festival Italiano, Hurley's signature event on the Saturday of Labor Day weekend which shuts down the street and brings out music, food and fun for a day and evening in the late summer - just 191 days away.

IRONWOOD - The National Weather Service's Winter Storm Warning for Thursday was spot on as snow filled the air for much of the late morning, all afternoon and into the evening across the Gogebic Range.

The NWS in Marquette had a report of 7.5 inches of snow in Ironwood by late afternoon. The official 24-hour snow total scheduled for this morning at the Wastewater Treatment Facility in Ironwood will give an official number.

While the forecast calls for a slight chance of snow today with a high of 28 and partly cloudy skies on Friday with a high reaching 32, a NWS official in Marquette has hi...

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