First True Intense Snowstorm of 2022 Winter Set to Hit Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan
The winter of 2022-23 has already begun in the final days of November. The western counties of Michigan's Upper Peninsula are bracing for the most extreme snow of the new season.
Forecasters are saying areas around Ironwood and Ontonagon could see 13-15 inches of snow from this single storm. Snowfall total projection drop to 4-6 inches around Marquette and get to 'dusting' range of 1-3 inches near Munising and the southern UP along Lake Michigan.
The Western UP Visitors Bureau shared the snowcast on their Facebook page with the caption, Here we go!!!.
They were met with predictable enthusiasm in the comment section.
Beats tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods! Let it snow!!
Our snowshoes are waiting.
No better place for it.
The official forecast from the National Weather Service in Marquette has Gogebic and Ontonagon counties under a Winter Storm Warning and are predicting very difficult travel Tuesday-Wednesday.