Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Lake effect snow blankets region


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IRONWOOD — It appears Mother Nature heard the pleas of area ski resorts and enthusiasts crying out for snow and made many area children happy to boot. On Tuesday night, between 4 and 5 inches of snow fell across the Gogebic Range and more was expected to come, according to the National Weather Service.

“We’re looking at persistent lake affect snow to continue on and off through (today),” said Matt Zika, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Marquette. “Generally, an additional 6 to 10 inches of snow seems realistic. Higher amounts may b...