Milwaukee nears record for consecutive snow-free days - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

Milwaukee nears record for consecutive snow-free days

Posted:

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- 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.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WQOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's pubic inspection file should contact News Director Dan Schillinger at 715-852-5920. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.