Here's how much snow fell in Minnesota on Sunday

Some localized areas saw more than expected.
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A winter weather system has left a blanket of wet, slushy snow across the southern half of Minnesota on Sunday.

The storm became quite heavy at times, but the snow it left behind isn't expected to last for long, with the sun emerging Sunday afternoon, and while temps will be below freezing on Monday, it'll be followed by several days in the 50s.

While the snow was heavy in the Twin Cities Sunday morning, it had too much moisture to sufficiently accumulate, with only 1.5 inches recorded at MSP Airport.

Here's how much snow fell in parts of Minnesota Sunday, based on the latest snowfall reports to the National Weather Service:

  •  8.5 inches – Pleasant Lake
  • 8.2 inches – South Haven 
  • 8 inches – Canby
  • 7.5 inches – Willmar, Kimball
  • 7 inches – Atwater, Augusta
  • 6.5 inches – Paynesville
  • 6 inches – Clearwater
  • 5 inches – Milaca
  • 4.8 inches – St. Francis
  • 4.5 inches – Ivanhoe
  • 4.3 inches – Spencer Brook Township
  • 4 inches – St. Cloud, Madison, Sauk Rapids, Albany, St. Joseph, Buffalo, Oak Grove
  • 3.7 inches – Bird Island, Montrose
  • 3.5 inches – Sartell
  • 3.2 inches – Dawson, Montevideo, Dassel, Maple Lake
  • 3 inches – Pipestone, Belgrade, Regal, Danube, Redwood Falls

There are numerous cities that received between 2 and 3 inches, so here are the highest amounts recorded in the Twin Cities so far:

  • 1.6 inches – Excelsior, Newport
  • 1.5 inches – MSP Airport
  • 1.3 inches – Bloomington, Chanhassen, Minneapolis

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