1. Welcome Hearth.com Guests and Visitors - Please enjoy our forums!
    Hearth.com GOLD Sponsors who help bring the site content to you:
    Hearthstone Soapstone and Cast-Iron stoves( Wood, Gas or Pellet Stoves and Inserts)

You know you are in the snowbelt when...

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by DevilsBrew, Jun 23, 2013.

  1. DevilsBrew

    DevilsBrew Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2013
    Messages:
    687
    [​IMG]
    ScotO likes this.

    Helpful Sponsor Ads!





  2. bmblank

    bmblank Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2013
    Messages:
    698
    Loc:
    Michigan
    I thought those were everywhere...

    This is what you see in the snow belt..

    Attached Files:

  3. ScotO

    ScotO Guest

    Devils brew, we have those signs in our town......;)
    Funny thing is we just haven't had a real storm in a couple of years....we're overdue!:p
    Backwoods Savage likes this.
  4. Joful

    Joful Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2012
    Messages:
    6,518
    Loc:
    Philadelphia
    Yep... same here, Scotty!
    ScotO likes this.
  5. Todd 2

    Todd 2 Feeling the Heat

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2012
    Messages:
    418
    Loc:
    NE Ohio
    Im about 75 mi. south of the snow belt here then it dips down headed towards PA. Funny how it is actually is a belt cause we dont get near the snow (with a normal weather pattern) as just above us and eastward.
    Seems like alot of our bad summer storms follow that belt also. tornados, hail, high winds....
  6. Todd 2

    Todd 2 Feeling the Heat

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2012
    Messages:
    418
    Loc:
    NE Ohio
    Keep them non wanted signs up there man !
  7. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2007
    Messages:
    27,815
    Loc:
    Michigan
    BM, is that in the Keweenaw Peninsula?
  8. Joful

    Joful Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2012
    Messages:
    6,518
    Loc:
    Philadelphia

    The trouble with that sign is that you can't see the bottom 20 feet of it are already under snow.
    ScotO and DevilsBrew like this.
  9. bmblank

    bmblank Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2013
    Messages:
    698
    Loc:
    Michigan
    Yes sir, Calumet. Went to school at MTU in Houghton, spent many a day at Mt. Bohemia in Lac La Belle, drove past that sign all the time.
    Luckily that record was set long before i ever got there. Long before i was born even, i think...
    Backwoods Savage and ScotO like this.
  10. Joful

    Joful Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2012
    Messages:
    6,518
    Loc:
    Philadelphia

    Was just looking for a better photo of that sign, and found a list of snowfall records at Michigan Tech. Two that stood out were:

    • Jan 2004: 105.5"
    • Dec 1978: 118.9"
    Now, those are monthly totals, not a single storm. Still, that's some snow!
    Backwoods Savage and ScotO like this.
  11. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2007
    Messages:
    27,815
    Loc:
    Michigan
    It's been a while since I was at Houghton or Calumet. I'd like to get back but probably many changes there too and won't recognize a lot of places.

    And not too far from there is the MI record for snowfall in a winter and it is well over 300".

Share This Page