Updated: October 21, 2020 10:23 AM
Created: October 21, 2020 10:01 AM
An October snowstorm moved through the state Tuesday, dropping more than a half-foot of snow across most of the metro area.
The storm dropped 7.4 inches at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, the earliest that much snow has ever fallen in Minnesota in a single day. It's also already the second-snowiest October on record, trailing only 8.2 inches that fell in 1991, KSTP Meteorologist Jonathan Yuhas said.
Many areas in the northern metro received around 6 inches of snow while Lakeville and some other southern Twin Cities suburbs got around 9 inches of snow. The western Minnesota town of Sedan got 10.8 inches.
Some other snow totals from Tuesday include:
The National Weather Service said widespread snow was possible again Thursday, with amounts as high as 8 inches forecast from southern North Dakota and northern South Dakota into northeastern Minnesota.
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