Check out the final snowfall tallies across Minnesota from April winter storm

Madison, Minnesota leads the way with 20 inches!
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It snowed in Minnesota this week. Maybe you heard about it?

The snow fell and it fell hard for a long time in many areas of the state, piling up double digit totals from Marshall up through parts of the Twin Cities and into areas of central and northern Minnesota. 

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As of 3:30 p.m. Friday, there has been just one report in Minnesota of at least 20 inches. But if you go just 22 miles west of Canby (17 inches) in southwest Minnesota, you will find a stunning total of 27 inches in Clear Lake, South Dakota. 

Final tallies are still pending for some, but here's the snowfall leaderboard as of 3 p.m. Friday (scroll down for metro area leaders). Check out all the snow totals from the National Weather Service right here

Greater Minnesota leaders

– 20 inches - Madison

– 17 inches - Canby, Montevideo, Ortonville

– 15 inches - Marshall

– 14 inches - Brownton, Ivanhoe

– 13.5 inches - Green Isle, Hanover

– 13.1 inches – Bird Island (7 miles southeast of town)

– 13 inches – Granite Falls

– 12.9 inches – Donnelly

– 12.5 inches - New Prague

– 12.3 inches - Wheaton

– 12 inches - Holloway

– 11.6 inches - Cannon Falls

– 11.1 inches - Dassel, Northfield

– 11 inches - Bagley, Bemidji, Ghent, Knife River, Morris, Watertown

– 10.6 inches - Benson

– 10 inches - Carlos, Cass Lake, Clearwater, Hill City, Hines, Little Falls, Pleasant Lake, Pine River

– 9.8 inches - Grand Marais

– 9.6 inches - Nerstrand

– 9.5 inches - Glencoe, Mankato

– 9.2 inches - New Ulm

– 9 inches - Beaver Bay, Bigfork, Le Center, Marcell, New York Mills

– 8.8 inches - Redwood Falls, Watkins

– 8.5 inches - Danube, Melrose, Pelican Rapids, Ponsford, Tower

– 8.3 inches - Hutchinson, Kimball, St. Cloud

– 8 inches - Breezy Point, Coleraine, Fergus Falls, Menahga, Nashwauk, Paynesville

– 7.8 inches - Willmar

– 7.5 inches - Faribault

– 7 inches - Brainerd

Metro area leaders

– 11.4 inches - Chanhassen

– 10.1 inches - Apple Valley

– 9.8 inches -  North St. Paul, Victoria

– 9.7 inches - MSP Airport

– 9.5 inches - Maple Grove, Rosemount

– 9 inches - Edina, Rosemount, Roseville

– 8.8 inches - Minneapolis

– 8.6 inches - Lakeville

– 8.5 inches - Carver

– 8.4 inches - Golden Valley

– 8.2 inches - Falcon Heights

– 8.1 inches - Richfield, St. Michael

– 7.5 inches - Osseo

– 7.3 inches - Chaska

– 7.2 inches - Champlin

Fortunately, temps should be warm enough over the next week to melt most of the snow, although it might take a bit longer where the huge snow totals piled up. Even better news: There isn't any snow in the forecast! 

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