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April snowstorm sets records


     According to the National Weather Service the 14.9 inches of snow that fell on Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport between Friday and Sunday evening set a record for largest April snowstorm in the Twin Cities.

    The prior record was set back in 1983, when 13.6 inches of snow fell in the metro.

    This is the snowiest April on record, with a total of 26 inches. Also the 10th snowiest winter ever. They have recorded 78.2 inches this winter in the Twin Cities.

    The 1991 Halloween storm, which brought a total of 28.4 inches was the largest snowstorm. This past weekend tallied the 12th biggest snowfall in the Twin Cities. 

    Here are some of the snowfall totals around the state:


    22.0”     Maple Grove

    21.0”     Vadnais Heights

    20.5”     Montevideo

    20.0”     Fridley

    19.8”     NE Minneapolis

    19.2”     West St. Paul

    19.0”     Blaine

    17.8”     Marshall

    17.0”     Apple Valley

    16.5”     White Bear Lake

    16.1”     Chanhassen

    16.0”     Hugo

    15.5”     Woodbury

    9.0”     Red Wing

    5.8”    St. Cloud

    2.7”    Long Prairie

    2.0”    Carlos

    2.0”     New York Mills

    1.8”     Deer Creek

    1.0”    Sebeka

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