More Snow in the U.P.April 8th, 2013 at 2:24 pm by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
Some decent t-storms moving across N. Indiana and NW Ohio with 3/4″ hail reported. The Wind Advisory ended at 8 PM Monday. Peak gusts: 56 mph Michigan City IN, 53 mph Battle Creek (branches down and siding off a home), 51 mph Kalamazoo, 50+ Marshall (b-ball stand down and shingle damage along with branches down), 48 mph Grand Rapids (GVSU downtown) and Lansing, 47 mph Holland (Regional Airport), 45 mph Grand Rapids (Ford Airport), 44 mph S. Haven (Airport), 42 mph Holland (Boatwerks), 41 mph Charlotte and Jackson, 40 mph Hudsonsville and S. Bend, 39 mph Grand Rapids (Calvin College) and Ionia, 37 mph Benton Harbo, 36 mph Allendale (GVSU) and Jenison, 32 mph Muskegon. The picture (by Suzy Van Auken) was taken this AM along the Lake Superior shoreline in the U.P. Big fat flakes falling and occasional heavy snow on the east side of Keweenaw Bay. The snow is still measured in feet up here! Click on the picture to enlarge. Snow cover this (Mon.) AM: 46″ Hoist Basin, 37″ 10 miles south of Grand Marais, 33″ Marquette Airport, 30″ Calumet. New snow today (Mon.): 4.5″ Laurium, 4.2″ NE of Alberta, 3″ Twin Lakes, 2.7″ SE of Houghton.