Northern Wisconsin Late Season Snowstorm - April 27, 2002

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

Click for larger view Snowfall across north-central and northeast Wisconsin, as reported by NWS observers and weather spotters.
Click for larger view Snow accumulations reached nearly 20 inches in Elcho, in northern Langlade county.  Picture taken by Greg Geiger.
Click for larger view A winter (or is that spring) wonderland in northern Wisconsin.  Picture taken by Greg Geiger. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.