3.8" snowfall at the Deephaven Weather Lab (west metro) as of midnight (and still snowing)
Snow covered and slippery roads overnight
Slick spots remain for AM rush
Latest snow totals from NWS
Major pattern change may bring heavy snow to parts of Minnesota next 2 weeks
"The Little Storm That Could:"
Now that was a snow event! Monday night's snow blast hit quick & hard, with rapid accumulation of snow once the intense snowfall rate overcame warm ground.
I was in Lutsen this weekend, and drove smack into the snowy blast as I hit the north metro along I-35 Monday evening. Roads became really, really bad in a hurry.
Here's a quick post with some images from Monday night.
Get used to the snow. The overall pattern looks favorable for numerous snow systems that could produce heavy snow totals over the next 2 weeks for parts of Minnesota!
More on Morning Edition with Cathy Wurzer (and Updraft) early Tuesday.
Update! Its still snowing in NW Minnesota as on 8:30 2/21/12 and visibiltiy is less than a half mile. There seems to be a bit off a fog with the snow. The road a plowed but slippery.