January 22, 2019 06:07 PM
After snow showers earlier Tuesday, just a few flurries are expected Tuesday night, according to KSTP Meteorologist Wren Clair.
On Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service said 24-hour snowfall totals reported less than half-an-inch of snow had fallen at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and just over half-an-inch had fallen at the National Weather Service Office in Chanhassen.
A total of 1.8 inches was reported to have fallen at the airport in St. Cloud.
To the north, some parts of Duluth reported receiving more than eight inches of snow, TV station WDIO reported. Plows were working to clear roads in the city.
Nine inches of snow were reported in Grand Rapids.
Across Minnesota, the state patrol reported 232 crashes from 5 a.m. to noon Tuesday - 28 with injuries (two serious). There were also 113 reports of vehicles that had spun out or gone off the road and one report of a jackknifed semi.
#MSPNumbers Statewide 5am to 12pm, 01/22/19: 232 crashes (28 with injury, 2 serious-Anchor Lake & Oakdale/0 fatal) & 113 veh spin out/off the road & 1 jackknifed semi.— State Patrol PIO (@MSPPIO) January 22, 2019
Clair's forecast for Wednesday calls for a high of 20 degrees and partly sunny conditions with a 40 percent chance of light snow late. But then it gets cold.
The high Thursday is forecast to be just 4 with a low of -8 expected. The high Friday is again expected to be only 4 with the low expected to be around -10.
Updated: January 22, 2019 06:07 PM
Created: January 22, 2019 02:13 PM
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