Well it's safe to say that the single-day snowfall record for November 10th in Saint Cloud was shattered yesterday. The old record was around 2 inches. Here are the area totals from yesterday's storm, plus photos submitted by folks out there in Central Minnesota.
Old Man Winter reintroduced himself to Central Minnesota with a snowy wallop that has officially dumped 10" on St. Cloud as of 3:45 this afternoon according to the National Weather Service. With 1-4" of snowfall expected overnight, the Winter Storm Warning has been downgraded to a Winter Weather Advisory through midnight.
UPDATED (12:07 PM, 11/10/14): A WINTER STORM WARNING remains in effect for Central & Southern Minnesota through Noon tomorrow for up to 16 inches of snow, and strong winds; making travel hazardous. Following the storm, temps will be significantly colder through the week.
With the return of winter driving conditions, here are some reminders from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety for driving on snow and ice, as well as how to be prepared for the perils that driving during another cold, snowy winter in Minnesota can present.
UPDATED (2:43 PM, 11/09/14): The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER STORM WATCH for Central Minnesota from Sunday evening through Tuesday morning for 8-12" of heavy, wet snow -- with strong winds causing significant blowing and drifting. Stay tuned (online & on-air) for more information.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service in effect until 8:00 PM for most of Central & Northern Minnesota, including the cities of St. Cloud, Willmar, Hinckley, Brainerd, and the Twin Cities. Tune to 103.7 The Loon for possible warnings.
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