Madison
57° F
Overcast
Overcast
Advertisement

Milwaukee nears record for consecutive snow-free days

Published On: Dec 05 2012 06:53:43 AM CST
MILWAUKEE -

Milwaukee has gone nine months without measurable snowfall, and is days away from setting a record for lack of snow.

The National Weather Service says Milwaukee's last measurable snowfall came on March 4, when 0.9 inches fell. Wednesday marks the 276th consecutive day since then without snow.

The Milwaukee record is 279 days, set in 1999. If there's no snowfall in the next few days, the city would tie the record Saturday and set a record Sunday.

Madison was on its way to setting a record of its own, until a tenth of an inch fell last month. That ended Madison's streak at 246 days, or ninth best since the weather agency began keeping track.

Madison's record was also 279 days, and was also set in 1999.

Advertisement
  • Marysville Pilchuck school shooting 4

    KOMO

    2 dead in school shooting near Seattle, sources say

    A school shooting has been reported at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington, about 35 miles north of Seattle.

  • Craig Spencer

    America's Ebola patients

    An American doctor who was working with Ebola patients in Guinea was been diagnosed with the disease after returning to New York. Learn more about him and America's other Ebola victims.

  • Hot peppers

    Karimala/iStock

    Notable food recalls

    A North Carolina producer of peppers and hot sauces is voluntarily recalling 6,215 pounds of fresh serrano chili peppers because some tested positive for salmonella. Here are other notable food recalls that made headlines.

  • jack-o-lantern Halloween pumpkin

    Juliet James/SXC

    Halloween

    Games, recipes, trick-or-treating, scary movies and everything else you need to make your Halloween extra spooky.

  • Politician, politics, debate, election

    iStock / bns124

    Election Coverage

    Get up-to-date on political stories, Reality Check the latest political ads, learn about the candidates and find election results in our special section.

  • Ebola virus pink

    CDC

    Ebola special coverage

    Get the latest news on the Ebola outbreak and resources to help you learn more about the deadly virus.

Advertisement