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Heavy, wet snow blankets Range


December 31, 2019

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

Drivers heading west out of Bessemer on U.S. 2 experience slippery roads and low visibility during a Monday snowstorm over the much of the west and central Upper Peninsula.


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IRONWOOD - The snowstorm that struck the region on Monday afternoon came a bit later than predicted with heavy snow falling in the evening instead.

Jacob Horton, a meteorologist with the Weather Service, said there was heavy snow falling as forecasted but that reported measurements were falling short of what was expected by mid-afternoon Monday. The 4 p.m. public report from Ironwood measured 4.3 inches with snow expected to continue in the evening when it was falling heavily.

"We are gathering the reports and the snow appears to be a little un...

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