Snowstorm Breaks Records in MN and South Dakota

Records fell as an April snowstorm blanketed the Upper Midwest.


The National Weather Service says the 14.9 inches at the Minneapolis Airport from Friday through Sunday, set a new record for the largest April snowstorm ever there.  It’s also the snowiest April on record in the Twin Cities and it’s the snowiest start to a calendar year with 70.3 inches since January 1st.


In South Dakota, Sioux Falls set records for a single day in April at 13.7 inches Saturday and a record April total at 24.9 inches.  Huron and Mitchell set two day record totals for April of 15.5 and 16.2 inches respectively.