Updated: 04/01/2014 11:56 AM
Created: 04/01/2014 11:03 AM WDIO.com
March "went out like a lion"... and some may say it "came in like a lamb," unless high temperatures below zero and in the single digits make you Roar! And Mother Nature continued the April Fools' joke with blizzard like conditions for portions of the Northland during the morning commute.
Rain, freezing rain and snow made for an interesting travel over the two day period. Gusty winds caused blowing and drifting. Winds were clocked at 43mph two miles west of Proctor on Monday.
Snowfall reports from the National Weather Service, Duluth
Monday, March 31 - Tuesday, April 1
As of 11:00 AM Tuesday
|7:00 AM||2 SSW Kabetogama||4.7"||St. Louis Co.|
|9:15 AM||7 N McGregor||4.6'||Aitkin Co.|
|7:06 AM||Grand Rapids||4.5"||Itasca Co.|
|6:55 AM||NWS, 1 S Int'l Falls||3.7"||Koochiching Co.|
|9:53 AM||Breezy Point||3.0"||Crow Wing Co.|
|9:16 AM||3 SE Finland||2.9"||Lake Co.|
|8:09 AM||6 S Grand Rapids||2.7"||Itasca Co.|
|7:58 AM||West Duluth||2.6"||St. Louis Co.|
|10:40 AM||NWS, Duluth||2.5"||St. Louis Co.|
|6:32 AM||4 S Sawyer||1.8"||Carlton Co.|
|9:35 AM||7 ESE Superior||1.5"||Douglas Co.|
|9:45 AM||Hawthorne||1.0"||Douglas Co.|
|8:00 AM||Winton||1.0"||St. Louis Co.|
|9:45 AM||Gile||0.5"||Iron Co.|
|7:31 AM||1 W Silver Bay||0.5"||Lake Co.|
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