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.