Snowfall reports are trickling into the National Weather Service (NWS) after Saturday night's snowstorm and some of the amounts are quite impressive.
The Twin Cities got anywhere from 1-4 inches in the last 24 hours, but areas of southeast Minnesota were hammered with much higher amounts. Here's the list of snowfall leaders, according to the NWS.
- 13.5 inches - Rochester (3 miles northwest of town)
- 13 inches - Kasson
- 12.5 inches - Zumbro Falls
- 12 inches - Kellogg, Lewiston, Chatfield, Minnesota City
- 11.5 inches - Hayfield
- 11 inches - Rochester, Wabasha, Douglas, Ellendale
- 10.5 inches - Rushford, Stewartville
- 10.3 inches - Chester
- 10 inches - Winona, Austin, Predmore
- 9.7 inches - Wykoff
- 9 inches - Pilot Mound, Fountain
- 8 inches - Red Wing, Lemond
- 7.6 inches - Vasa
- 6.5 inches - Veseli
- 6 inches - Red Wing
- 5 inches - Owatonna, Mabel
- 4 inches - Rosemount
- 3.5 inches - MSP Airport
- 3 inches - Apple Valley, Mankato
- 2.9 inches - Mendota Heights
- 2.5 inches - North St. Paul, Shakopee
MSP Airport is now up to 35.7 inches in February, which is 9.2 inches more than the previous monthly record from 1962.
Even more stunning is that Rochester has now received 73.5 inches of snow this winter, way above its annual average of about 53 inches.
You can check this National Weather Service link to see all of the snowfall reports in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa.
A blizzard warning remains in effect for a large part of northwest, western, southwest, south-central and southeast Minnesota – pretty much everywhere south of Interstate 94 – until 6 p.m. Sunday as high winds will continue to cause blowing and drifting snow.