First big snow of winter hits Carlton County
Cloquet and Esko schools as well as Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College were among schools that closed Wednesday, Nov. 27, due to major snowfall.
The snow was expected to taper off by noon Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service in Duluth.
The NWS reported Cloquet had 7.5 inches of snow at 9:12 a.m. Wednesday.
A trained spotter in Mahtowa reported 8.9 inches of snow at 7 a.m.
1/2: Many area schools, including Cloquet, were closed due to the weather Wednesday, Nov. 27. Jamie Lund/Pine Journal
2/2: A Cloquet snowplow truck clears streets early Wednesday, Nov. 27. (Jamie Lund / Pine Journal)