UPDATE: May 1 snowfall record broken at NWS Negaunee Township office

Published: May. 1, 2019 at 10:03 AM EDT
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UPDATE May 1, 5:20 p.m.:

The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township recorded 5.4 inches of snow Wednesday. That breaks the previous daily record by 4.2 inches.


The month of May started with wet snow in parts of Upper Michigan.

The National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township broke a daily record Wednesday, recording 1.4 inches of snow as of 9:30 a.m. The previous daily record for May 1 was 1.2 inches, set back in 2005.

Up to 5 inches of snow could fall in some locations in central and western Upper Michigan with the most snow over the higher terrain where temperatures are at or just below freezing.

The normal high temperature for May 1 is 55 degrees. Temperatures likely won't make it out of the 30s Wednesday.

The NWS issued a Winter Weather Advisory for central and western Upper Michigan Wednesday morning. Periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibility, and use extra caution while driving.