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Michigan snowfall so far
this year: Here are the
staggering totals

MLive, by Mark Torregrosa

Original Article

Posted By:jackburton, 1/17/2014 11:53:36 AM

Snowfall has been heavier than normal for southern and western Lower Michigan so far this season. However, snowfall has actually been lower than normal for northeast Lower Michigan and some of the Upper Peninsula. The winter snow pattern so far has been characterized by above normal lake effect snow in western Lower Michigan, and several strong system snows bringing heavy snow to the southern half of Lower Michigan. The Ann Arbor and Detroit areas are the farthest above normal with 42 inches in Ann Arbor

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Snow is a bit lower than normal up north but way over the norm down south. Wonder what could be causing that?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 1/17/2014 12:09:28 PM     (No. 9695743)

Wonder what could be causing that???? The SNOW JOB of the THUG of the white house and his ilk.lol.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Newtsche, 1/17/2014 12:28:03 PM     (No. 9695779)

Central Illinois winters of 1976-78 dumped 60-70 inches each year. I moved to Houston.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 1/17/2014 12:39:31 PM     (No. 9695802)

The obvious conclusion to draw form the Marquette stat is that global warming is a reality! /s

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Reply 4 - Posted by: banditsdad, 1/17/2014 12:45:10 PM     (No. 9695810)

MLive recently published new guide lines on their use of color in reporting news stories. I noticed they made no mention of the color of the snow. On the other hand I suspect this young whipper snapper has no knowledge of the Detroit blizzard of 1978.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jackburton, 1/17/2014 1:05:51 PM     (No. 9695833)

´78? THAT was one bad blizzard.

With that said, the 2008-09 winter set all time records for snow fall for the season in Ann Arbor (and, I suspect, Detroit.) The big storms are big news but the constant snow snow snow is a fact of life, too.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 1/17/2014 2:05:45 PM     (No. 9695914)

Fun thing about weather; it´s changing all the time, everywhere...

sometimes frightening, terrifying, sometimes awesomely beautiful, sometimes sublime.

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