(AccuWeather) – While the calendar shows it’s more than six weeks into spring, Mother Nature dealt a wintry blow to Minnesota with a winter-like storm that unleashed historic snow amounts in some locations on Wednesday into Thursday. The same storm system that brought an outbreak of severe weather to the South-Central states through the first portion of this week

created enough cold air to produce a zone of heavy accumulating snow on its cold side. Snow fell along a zone from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to Duluth, Minnesota. While not accumulating, snowflakes even managed to fall in parts of Minneapolis. Through Thursday morning, Duluth was blanketed with 10.9 inches of snow, leading to a number of broken snowfall records. READ MORE

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