Twin Cities get a dusting of snow and it leads to a lot of crashes

Delays are being reported on several major roads in and around the Twin Cities.

Multiple crashes have been reported Wednesday morning as the Twin Cities, southern and eastern Minnesota woke up to a blanket of snow.

There were delays on roads including I-35W north of Minneapolis, I-94 in Minneapolis, and I-494 in the south metro as of 7:45 a.m.

Here's a look at the Minnesota 511 traffic reporting system – every (!) shows a crash or spinout.

South of the Twin Cities, there have been warnings issued by transportation officials as some roads are particularly slick or snow covered, including Hwy. 14 in Waseca and Hwy. 61 near Red Wing.

Some roads in southeastern and southern Minnesota are considered completely covered with snow, while in the Twin Cities, east-central and northeastern Minnesota they're partially covered.

The National Weather Service says that the snow is expected to end later this morning, with the Twin Cities expecting between 1 and 2 inches.

According to WCCO meteorologist Matt Brickman, around 1.6 inches of snow was reported in Edina as of 6 a.m.

Some more snow is expected to arrive Wednesday evening, though this won't put much more than an inch on the ground.

The snow arriving on March 1 comes after the Twin Cities experiencing a record low amount of snow in February.

Just 0.3 inches fell at MSP Airport, the weather service says, which is the joint lowest ever along with 1894.

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