WCCO meteorologist and Woodbury resident Chris Shaffer said by mid-morning the storm had dumped just over six inches in the area. But for the most part, the accumulation is over.
“It could snow the rest of the day and it won’t amount to much,” Shaffer said Tuesday. “Maybe another half inch or an inch.”
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One interesting note about the snowstorm: Shaffer said it initially looked like a typical clipper system that would amount to 2-3 inches for much of the state, but other weather systems made the snow more severe.
“It was a very rare setup,” he said.
While there are other systems on the horizon, they will likely be of the rain-snow mix variety, Shaffer said.
“I don’t think we’ll see heavy totals like this,” he said. “This is probably the last biggie.”
Last March saw an 80-degree day for Minnesota, but that’s probably not going to happen this year, Shaffer said.
Tuesday was also the first time school had been closed due to snow for Shaffer’s daughters.
“They’re tearing it up out there,” he said.