Skiing at Indianhead in the U.P. where they have had 183″ of snow so far this winter (pic. courtesy of Snowplaces). Check out the snow on the webcam at Krupp’s Resort at Twin Lakes. Snow cover this Tues. AM: 1″ Muskegon and Hart, 4″ Alpena, 6″ Traverse City, 7″ Houghton Lake, 8″ Cadillac, 10″ Kalkaska, 14″ Gaylord, 24″ Sault Ste. Marie, 11″ Manistique, 34″ Munising, 35″ Grand Marais, 39″ NWS Office Negaunee. As of this Tues. AM, 29.7% of the Lower 48 states has a snow cover with an average depth of 5.2″. That compares to 11.5% on 3/12/12. The overall pattern looks cool. We are not done with the cool and snowy weather. Over the last month, the Quebec block has forced the cold air well down into the SE U.S., with warmer than average weather over NE Canada. The first 11 days of March were 8 degrees colder than average in Orlando, including a frosty 30 degrees on the morning of the 4th and 8.5 degrees colder than average in Jacksonville.
March 12th, 2013 at 10:55 am by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, News, Weather