2 snowfall records broken in Marquette on Sunday

Posted at 8:11 AM, Oct 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-26 08:11:55-04

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WXYZ) — The National Weather Service said two snowfall records were broken at the service's station in Marquette on Sunday.

According to the NWS, they had 8.3 inches of snow on Sunday, which broke the old record of 3.1 inches set in 1976.

Also, the snowfall set a new monthly snowfall record for October. So far, they have 19.2 inches of snow in October, breaking the record of 18.6 inches which was set in 1979. Records go back to 1961.

The area is expected to see more heavy lake-effect snow on Monday with around 1-3 inches possible, along with potential record lows overnight.