Six to as much as 20 inches of heavy, wet snow fell in less than 12 hours across a narrow strip of northern Wisconsin, beginning in the afternoon of April 27, 2002. Lightning and thunder were reported in the heavy bursts of snow. A weather spotter in Elcho (Langlade county) reported 20 inches.
Images From the Storm
|Snowfall across north-central and northeast Wisconsin, as reported by NWS observers and weather spotters.|
|Snow accumulations reached nearly 20 inches in Elcho, in northern Langlade county. Picture taken by Greg Geiger.|
|A winter (or is that spring) wonderland in northern Wisconsin. Picture taken by Greg Geiger.|