The 55″ at Painesdale is their highest snow depth of the winter. If they were to melt that snow at the rate of 1″ per day, they wouldn’t see the ground until June 11th! Gaylord has the most snow in the Lower Peninsula. Other Lower Peninsula snow totals: 20″ Mancelona, E. Jordan and Charlevoix, 16″ Grayling, 15″ Alpena, 13″ Northport, 12″ Grayling, St. Ignace, Cheboygan, Mio, 11″ Rogers City, Fife Lake, 9″ Traverse City, 8″ Benzonia, 7″ Houghton Lake, 6″ Cadillac, 5″ Lake City, 4″ Scottville, 3″ Hart, Fremont, Big Rapids.
24.6% of the contiguous U.S. had a snow cover on Tuesday. That compares to 5.6% on 4/17/2017.