It was bound to happen and did when one Michigan city got hit with 17 inches of snow in 12 hours.

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Four Letter Word - Snow

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Unless you are an avid skier, snowboarder, or snowmobiler, snow is a four-letter word that most Michiganders hate hearing when it comes to weather reports. Many people in the Mitten State utter a few different kinds of four-letter words when hearing the word snow, especially before leaving for work. You can probably think of a few right now.

2022-23 Snow Predictions for Michigan

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So far predictions of snow for the 2022-23 winter and not good for those who can do without the white stuff. Most reports are saying Michigan's lower peninsula will be colder than normal and with higher amounts of snowfall. Have your warm clothes ready by early December because it looks the like the cold will hang on through mid to late February.

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It is too early to predict the first big snowstorm in West Michigan, but there is one part of the state that has already been hit hard and it will continue in this region until April or May of 2023.

First Big Snowstorm Hits One Michigan City

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According to WOOD, the Upper Peninsula city of Ironwood got a big greeting from mother nature after receiving 17 inches of snow in 12 hours. Even though the Upper Peninsula is used to it, that is still a lot of snow to fall in a short time.

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Too bad the snow didn't fall closer to the weekend because temperatures are getting up to in the 60s and even 70s in some areas so whatever fell will be melted over the weekend. /ThinkStock/GettyStock

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