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National Weather Service Recognition Awards

October 12, 2023

By Jessica Vance

On Wednesday, October 11th, 2023, Steve Gohde, from the National Weather Service Duluth, presented Wolf Ridge with an award for:


156.1″ of snowfall in the 2022-2023 snow season

Wolf Ridge staff were also recognized by the United States Department of Commerce for:


  • Wolf Ridge is a certified National Weather Service coop monitoring station with one of the biggest snow data records in the state going back 30 years.
  • Our weather monitoring equipment has met the standards of accuracy and reported structures defined by the NWS.
  • Scientific research is conducted in a variety of areas, and with each initiative the methodologies and data are incorporated into curriculum, such as our weather classes, where students engage with this research.

Check out the historic northland winter of 2022-23 as reported by NOAA.