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People in the Northwoods prepare for significant snowfallSubmitted: 01/21/2018
Story By Newswatch 12 News Team

People in the Northwoods prepare for significant snowfall
RHINELANDER - Plenty of people set out to stock up on winter gear in preparation of the upcoming snowfall on Monday. Owner of Mel's Trading Post Mitch Mode says customers have been coming in to buy mittens, gloves, and hats to make sure they're prepared.

"Because when it's 40 degrees on Friday and Saturday you get kind of blasé about things and then you see a forecast which says six or eight or ten inches of snow on Monday, you get kind of serious again," said Mode.


Despite some people getting serious, Mode says he is excited for the snow, and he isn't the only one. 

"All my skiers all my snowshoers, we're looking forward to it and by Wednesday morning we expect ski trails to be great and the recreational people are saying 'Yep, bring it on, let's go,' we want to go skiing, we want to go snowshoeing," said Mode. 

Mode says a lot of those recreational people have been buying "fun stuff" like skis and snowshoes so they are ready to go out and enjoy the snow.  


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