Snow totals: Twin Cities metro gets dusting overnight

A car whent off the road on Interstate 94 in Moorhead, Minnesota Tuesday morning. (Photo credit: Sgt. Jesse Grabow/Minnesota State Patrol)

While some parts of Minnesota saw up to 9 inches of snow between Monday night and Tuesday morning, the Twin Cities metro saw just a dusting.

The National Weather Service recorded 0.4 inches at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and 0.6 inches in Chanhassen. 

More snow fell in northern Minnesota, with 9 inches reported in the Grand Rapids area, 6-7 in the Bemidji area and 5-8 inches in Duluth. 

The snow created slick roads Tuesday morning. Between 5 a.m. and 12 p.m., Minnesota State Patrol responded to 232 crashes - 28 with injures - 113 vehicle spin outs and one jacknifed semi. 


  • St. Cloud Airport: 1.8 inches
  • Chanhassen NWS: 0.6 inches
  • MSP Airport: 0.4 inches
  • Golden Valley: 1 inch
  • Eau Claire: 0.1 inches 
  • 4 S Grand Rapids: 9 inches 
  • 2 NE Duluth: 8 inches
  • NWS Duluth: 5 inches
  • Moose Lake: 2 inches
  • SE Moorhead: 3 inches
  • N Bemidji: 7 inches