50 inches - and a yardstick won't do
When Alice Findley used her official National Weather Service snow gage to take a measurement outside her house Wednesday afternoon, the neon-pink yardstick disappeared into the white.
"It's only 36 inches long and we had 39 inches of snow on the ground,'' Findley told the Duluth News Tribune that day.
On Thursday morning, an additional 11 inches were on the ground at her Two Harbors home.
"Fifty inches! I've never in my life...," she said with a chuckle.
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