Ortonville sees most snow with 17 inches, Twin Cities up to 8.9 as storm winds down

A spring storm brought up to 17 inches of snow to parts of western Minnesota. (Photo credit: Sgt. Jesse Grabow/Minnesota State Patrol) 

The spring storm has now dropped between 8-10 inches of snow on the Twin Cities metro and up to 17 inches in some parts of western Minnesota. 

As of 7 a.m. Friday, the National Weather Service recorded 8.9 inches at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and 10 inches in Chanhassen. In western Minnesota, Ortonville appears to have gotten the most snow, with 17 inches reported around 6 a.m. 

The spring storm is finally starting to wind down. Additional snow accumulation will be minimal at best with light rain, sleet and snow showers possible through Friday afternoon.


  • Chanhassen Office: 10"
  • MSP: 8.9"
  • St. Cloud: 7.3"
  • Ortonville: 17"
  • Eau Claire 11.3"

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