Winter storm strikes western UP


February 24, 2022

Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

Bill Hall of Hurley uses his tractor to plow the snow around his home on Fifth Avenue Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service reports Ironwood received 14.9 inches of snow for a three-day period through 7 a.m. Wednesday. The season total sits at 143.8 inches as measured at the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Treatment Facility in Ironwood.


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IRONWOOD - As the three-day winter storm comes to an end, 14.9 inches of snow were measured at the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Treatment Facility in Ironwood from Monday through 7 a.m. on Wednesday, bringing the total snow accumulation for the 2021-2022 winter season to 143.8 inches.

The National Weather Service in Marquette says that Ironwood, Watersmeet and most surrounding areas received 12-18 inches of snow, with the Porcupine Mountains and other, higher terrain in Gogebic County receiving even more than that.

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