By NBC News
November 14, 2014

A winter storm locking the U.S. in an unseasonable freeze has buried parts of Wisconsin in more than four feet of snow, meteorologists said Friday.

The hamlet of Gile, which is located near the Michigan state line, has been walloped with a rare 48.3 inches in the past two days alone. “There were some pretty high totals up there but this area in particular is certainly an anomaly,” said Michael Palmer, lead forecaster at The Weather Channel. “It’s amazing. It’s just amazing how much has come so fast,” Gile resident Peg Sutherland told the St. Paul Pioneer Press

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