Burst of snow coats Twin Cities for 2nd-snowiest Halloween on record
Most metro residents woke up Tuesday to a layer of snow covering the region, with some seeing a light dusting and others seeing upwards of 3 inches in isolated areas, coating the roadways for the first time this season.
Snowfall reports varied throughout the Twin Cities, but most residents saw somewhere between 2 and 3 inches. That makes Tuesday the second-snowiest Halloween on record behind the infamous Halloween Blizzard of 1991, according to 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS meteorologist Matt Serwe.
As of 9 a.m. Tuesday, the Minnesota State Patrol reported 191 crashes across the state since midnight, with nine of those involving injuries. Luckily, none involved serious injuries or fatalities. There were another 121 vehicles that went off the road and 13 jackknifed semis.
Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 20s with wind chills dropping temperatures into the upper teens and lower 20s. CLICK HERE for the latest forecast.
Families trick-or-treating tonight should expect a cold evening and plan accordingly.
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