snowfall northern lower michigan

Snowfall Update

Here’s a look at some season totals from Northern Michigan. Gaylord and S. Ste. Marie were a little on the low side.  Traverse City and West Branch had almost exactly average snowfall.  Petoskey and Alpena were a little above average for snowfall past winter.  This winter we had less lake-effect snow, so totals near the lake were below average, while quite a few totals in the eastern part of  Lower Michigan were above average.  Here’s season snowfall with difference from average in (  ):  Grand Rapids 61.1″ (-13.8″), Muskegon 61.8″ (-31.9″), Lansing 50.0″ (-1.1″), Saginaw 50.2″ (+8.7″), Flint 69.0″ (+21.6″). …