MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota State Patrol says there were nearly 300 crashes and spin-outs Wednesday morning as the first accumulating snow of the season fell on southern Minnesota.Why Are Weeds Growing So Well In The Drought?
From 5 a.m. to 11 a.m., there were 180 crashes and 113 spin-outs statewide. While 16 of the crashes involved injuries, none were serious or fatal.READ MORE: Companies Have Year To Find Safer Alternative After Minnesota Bans Toxic Chemical TCE
The snow fell on southern Minnesota overnight and into the Wednesday morning commute, dropping about 2 inches in the south metro and more than 5 inches in the area where Interstate 90 intersects with Interstate 35.MORE NEWS: COVID Surge Has Minnesota Institutions, Including The State Fair, Taking Note: 'Everything...Is Still On The Table'
Another round of light snow is expected to fall Wednesday afternoon, mostly along the Iowa border.