Snowstorm recap; a breezy and mild Sunday

The official snow tally at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was 6 inches on Saturday.

That’s a new record snowfall for February 24 in the Twin Cities.

The all time record snowfall for a calendar day in the Twin Cities is 18.5 inches, on November 1, 1991.

St. Cloud measured 6 inches from Saturday’s storm, and Duluth had 7.2 inches.

The National Weather Service will update its snowfall map as new snowfall reports arrive. It’s a zoomable map, and you can hover over a point to get details about the location and the time of the snow measurement.

Snow lingers up north

Some periods of snow continue in parts of northern Minnesota this Sunday morning.

A winter storm warning in part of northeastern Minnesota, and a winter weather advisory in north-central Minnesota expire at 9 a.m.:

NWS Duluth

Details of the northeastern Minnesota winter storm warning:

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Duluth MN
554 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

MNZ011-012-019>021-251500-
/O.CON.KDLH.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-180225T1500Z/
North St. Louis-Northern Cook/Northern Lake-Central St. Louis-
Southern Lake/North Shore-Southern Cook/North Shore-
Including the cities of Ely, Isabella, Hibbing, Two Harbors,
Silver Bay, and Grand Marais
554 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST…

* WHAT…Light snow, with additional snow accumulations of 1 to 2
inches, is expected.

* WHERE…North St. Louis, Northern Cook/Northern Lake, Central
St. Louis, Southern Lake/North Shore and Southern Cook/North
Shore Counties.

* WHEN…Until 9 AM CST this morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions due to
snow covered roads and reduced visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very difficult. If you must travel,
keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case
of an emergency. The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be
found at 511mn.org, and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling
511 in either state.

And the advisory:

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Duluth MN
554 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

MNZ010-018-251500-
/O.CON.KDLH.WW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-180225T1500Z/
Koochiching-North Itasca-
Including the cities of International Falls and Bigfork
554 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST…

* WHAT…Light snow, with additional snow accumulation of 1 to 2
inches, is expected.

* WHERE…Koochiching and North Itasca Counties.

* WHEN…Until 9 AM CST this morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Be
prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and
limited visibilities. The latest road conditions for Minnesota
can be found at 511mn.org, and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by
calling 511 in either state.

Updates

As we clean up from the storm today, updated weather information can be heard on the Minnesota Public Radio Network, and you can read about weather updates on the MPR News live weather blog.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will post road condition updates.

Mild temps

It’ll be a bit breezy today, but we’ll have near-normal high temps:

Monday will be a bit warmer, with upper 30s central and south:

Twin Cities metro area highs are expected to be in the upper 30s this coming week.

Programming note

You can hear my live weather updates on Minnesota Public Radio at 7:49 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and at 7:35 a.m., 9:35 a.m. and 4:35 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday.