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Snow totals from 2nd-biggest October snowstorm in Twin Cities history

The south metro got hammered.

It wasn't the Halloween blizzard of 1991, but the October 20 snowstorm that smacked Minnesota goes down as one of the biggest to ever hit the Twin Cities this early in the season. 

As meteorologist Sven Sundgaard noted, it's the biggest snowstorm this early ever for the metro. 

MSP Airport officially tallied 7.4 inches of snow at 7 p.m., while suburbs just to the south of the airport were rocked with 8-9 inches. The statewide leader as of this writing is the town of Sedan (near Glenwood), which measured an incredible 10.8 inches. 

Here's the snowfall leaderboard, according to reports that have been filed to the National Weather Service. 

9 inches - Lakeville, Prior Lake

8.8 inches - Savage 

8.5 inches - Apple Valley, Burnsville, Mendota Heights, Faribault, Granite Falls

8 inches - Hastings, Montgomery, Red Wing, Farmington, Delano, Beardsley, Ortonville

7.7 inches - Bloomington, Plato

7.5 inches - Shakopee, New Prague, Northfield, Glenwood

7.4 inches - MSP Airport, Edina, Eagan, Watertown

7.1 inches - Woodbury

7 inches - Eden Prairie, Chanhassen, Victoria, Raymond, Henderson, Norwood/Young America

6.9 inches - Inver Grove Heights, Willmar

6.8 inches - Oakdale

6.5 inches - Minneapolis, Golden Valley, Falcon Heights, St. Joseph, Sauk Rapids, Clearwater, Montrose, St. Augusta, Arlington

6.4 inches - Mounds View, St. Cloud

6.3 inches - Excelsior, New Hope

6.1 inches - Rosemount, Maple Grove

6 inches - Chaska, Plymouth, Roseville, Ghent, Ivanhoe, Lake Benton, Forest Lake, Hugo, Buffalo, Waconia, Winthrop, Clara City, Golden Valley, Redwood Falls, Lake City

As you can see, there aren't many north metro suburbs in the higher range of snowfall totals. That's because the heaviest band of snow set up on the south side of the Twin Cities. Still, 4-5 inches accumulated in the northern 'burbs. 

You can get the full list of snow totals here, courtesy of the National Weather Service. 

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