Snow timeline and estimated totals for the Twin Cities

- A quick burst of snow was a factor in 145 crashes and 101 spinouts in the Twin Cities metro from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Monday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Much of the snow stopped falling around 7 a.m., leaving an inch of snow on the slick highways and city streets. View a live traffic map at fox9.com/traffic.

SNOW TIMELINE - After a brief break, expect another 1 to 2 inches of snow Monday afternoon for a slushy 1 to 3 inches total for the evening commute. Monday night will bring heavier snow at times, with an additional 2 to 4 inches. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect through Tuesday night, with grand totals in the 5 to 7-inch range for Minneapolis-St. Paul by Tuesday evening, and a heavier band of 7 to 10 inches in southwest Minnesota

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SLOW DOWN AND MOVE OVER - The law requires all of us to move over into another lane if we come across a police vehicle, ambulance, fire truck or tow truck pulled over along the side of the road. If you get caught not moving over for an emergency vehicle, it’s a $100 fine. Read this next - Emotional reminder of why Move Over Law exists

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