April 16, 2018 01:40 PM
Maple Grove took top honors when it came to snowfall totals during the weekend blizzard that slammed the Twin Cities metro area.
According to the National Weather Service, a location in south Maple Grove recorded a preliminary snowfall total of 22 inches from Friday to Sunday, the most of any location in the metro.
A location in Vadnais Heights recorded 21 inches of snow and a location in Fridley recorded 20. A location in northeast Minneapolis recorded 19.8.
A total of 14.9 inches was recorded at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
The highest total in the region, according to the preliminary National Weather Service Numbers, came in Amherst, Wisconsin where 33 inches were recorded.
It's now the snowiest April on record in the Twin Cities. And it's the snowiest start to a calendar year, with 70.3 inches since Jan. 1.
In South Dakota, Sioux Falls set records for a single day in April at 13.7 inches Saturday and a record April total at 24.9 inches. Huron and Mitchell set two-day record totals for April of 15.5 and 16.2 inches respectively.
In Wisconsin, the storm ranks as the all-time second largest snowstorm in Green Bay at 23.5 inches and a record April total of more than 35 inches there.
The Associated Press contributed to this story
Updated: April 16, 2018 01:40 PM
Created: April 16, 2018 10:01 AM
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