MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Our April snowstorm continues with steady snow expected in the Twin Cities all day on Tuesday.
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect through Tuesday evening for the much of the metro, with an additional 4 to 8 inches of snow expected in the Twin Cities by end of day. Even heavier snow will fall over southern Minnesota with 8 to 12 inches possible.
Icy and snow covered roads led to hundreds of crashes and spinouts across the state Monday, and the State Patrol reported that between Monday night and 10 a.m. Tuesday, there were an additional 175 crashes, 157 spin-outs and two jackknifed semis.
None the recent crashes resulted in serious injuries or fatalities.
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Winds will gust near 30 mph during the evening drive cutting down visibility to just a few hundred feet in spots.
Snow will begin to slide southeast by late Tuesday night, with clouds exiting quickly overnight. Clear skies and a fresh layer of snow will make for a very cold start on Wednesday morning. Temperatures will fall into the single digits around the metro with wind chills between -5 and -10.