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As the season’s first snow storm moved out of the state, there were almost 200 crashes on Minnesota roads. Lt. Eric Roeske of the State Patrol said that of Tuesday evening there were 172 crashes and 140 spin-outs, which injured 30 people and killed two.
Minnesota drivers were involved in nearly 400 crashes and even more spin-outs Monday as the season’s first snow storm began its march across the state.
The flakes of the season’s first major snow storm began falling on Minnesota Monday morning, and by the time the clouds clear out Tuesday, around a foot of snow could blanket a swath of the state.
Minnesotans are preparing for Old Man Winter as the season’s first major storm threatens to dump more than a foot of snow Monday on a swath of the state, including the metro.
Although the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for most of the state, Minneapolis Public Schools says it doesn’t anticipate canceling class.
Because of the snow in the forecast, Delta Airlines is prepping in advance. Right now, the company is letting passengers with flights for Monday reschedule without a change fee. These are for flights through the Twin Cities and Rochester.
The Seattle Storm finally found a way to finish a game — and in the process, finished off Minnesota’s season-opening win streak. Tanisha Wright scored 13 points, including a pair of free throws with 10.3 seconds left, and the Storm hung on to hand the Lynx their first loss of the season Friday night, 65-62.
Thursday’s violent storms in Red Wing, Minn. were over in just a blink of an eye, but the damage was lasting. Scattered yellow insulation covered the trees and corn stubble in the southwestern Minnesota town. “It just happened so fast,” Sally Lemmerhirt of Red Wing, Minn. said.
Deep snow in parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin is proof of the weather adage that in April, just about anything can happen.
Duluth and the Northland are feeling the brunt of the winter storm. Heavy, wet, snow is keeping plows busy and high winds are whipping up 15-foot waves on Lake Superior.
Seimone Augustus scored 19 points, Rebekkah Brunson had 18 and Maya Moore added 17 to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 80-64 win over the Seattle Storm in the opener of their Western Conference semifinal series Friday night.
A September tornado has been spotted in far northern Minnesota. The National Weather Service says a trained spotter reported the tornado two miles northwest of Williams in Lake of the Woods County before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
More than 800 tree stumps that were knocked over in the June 21 storm in Minneapolis will be extracted over the next month or so.