Record Snow Day: MPR listener photos

Our rare early October snowfall is now a record snow. As of 12:40pm the NWS reports 2.4″ at Twin Cities Airport. This sets a new daily snowfall record for October 12th. The previous record was 2.0″ in 1959.

Check out come of these area snowfall totals:

-UM St. Paul Campus: 4.2″

-Deephaven and Chaska: 3.6″

-Waconia, Maplewood, Stillwater, and North St. Paul 3.5″

-Willmar 2.5″

Thanks for sharing the photos below.


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Snow covered rose in Maplewood.

(Photo by Meredith Johnson)

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Snow decorates Minneaoplis back yard.

(Photo by Meg Payne Nelson)

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Snowman attends North Hennepin Community College today.

(Photo by Amy Napurski)

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Snap dragons decorated with snow from Saturday morning.

(Photo by Nila Hines)

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Snowman seems happy to be here.

(Photo by Jason Henderson)

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