Historic April snowstorm continues Sunday, another 4-6 inches expected

Travel will continue to be a nightmare.
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Oh, you thought it was over? Think again.

The historic storm that has already dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of Minnesota will continue on Sunday.

As of last night, an astonishing 15.5 inches of snow had fallen in northeast Minneapolis as the Twin Cities bore the brunt of the Saturday system.

Both Hennepin and Ramsey counties were under blizzard warnings – the first time this had happened to both Twin Cities counties in 35 years.


– Watch: Massive waves crash along Duluth's North Shore.

– Twins game postponed again Saturday, Sunday too.

And conditions on roads will continue to be a nightmare on Sunday, as more snow is on its way.

The National Weather Service says another 4-6 inches is expected to fall across the metro area on Sunday, potentially pushing snow totals above the 20 inch mark.

Northeast Minnesota will get hit harder, with 6-8 inches expected in Duluth, while up to a foot-and-a-half could fall in western Wisconsin.

After being closed for much of Saturday, flights in and out of MSP Airport resumed as normal on Sunday morning.

An early victim of the impending Sunday snow is the Minnesota Twins' game against the Chicago White Sox at Target Field, which has been postponed. It's the third game in a row to get pushed back.

There could be further postponements in the near future if the NWS' prediction of ANOTHER snowfall pan out.

Weather officials say we're potentially in for another bout of accumulating snow Tuesday night going into Wednesday, which could bring another 4+ inches of snow in southern Minnesota.

Trouble on the roads

Snow plow teams have been working round-the-clock to clear highways and streets, after a treacherous day on state roads.

The Minnesota State Patrol said that as of 8:45 p.m. Saturday, 403 crashes had been reported across the state since Friday morning, with 738 vehicle spinouts and 16 jackknifed semis.

There are still dozens of road closures in place, particularly in southwest Minnesota, while every road in the southern half of the state is considered completely covered in snow.

As of 6:45 a.m. Sunday there are already more than a dozen reports of crashes, spinouts and stalled vehicles in the Twin Cities.

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