(FOX 17) — On Thursday, I posted a story that showed most of Michigan is in a snow drought, with well below normal snowfall so far this season. You can read that story at this link: http://fox17online.com/2013/01/03/snow-drought-continues-in-michigan/.
Michigan is not alone. Most of the Midwest is also well below normal for snowfall so far this season. Here is a look at some cities, their total, and the departure from normal.
- Chicago: 0.9″, which is 10.0″ below normal
- Cleveland: 15.5″, which is 5.4″ below normal
- Milwaukee: 6.9″, which is 8.2″ below normal
- Minneapolis: 16.8″, which is 6.5″ below normal
There are a couple of exceptions.
- Indianapolis: 15.3″, which is 6.2″ above normal
- Columbus, Ohio: 16.1″, which is 8.9″ above normal.
In Grand Rapids, the current total is 7.8″, and this is 24.3″ below normal. To see when the next chance of snow is, join us on FOX 17 News, or visit the FOX 17 weather page at http://www.fox17online.com/weather