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Spring Snow Slows Travel

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It's a slippery drive to work in southeastern Minnesota.
    
Light snow, with accumulations of up to 4 inches, is reported in Winona, Preston and Rochester.
    

Signs of Spring: Warmest Day in 6 Months

Swans on some open water near Bemidji - Photo: Courtesy of Ranae Breyen

It was the warmest day in Minnesota in six months on Wednesday.

We hit 70 degrees Wednesday afternoon. KSTP.com meteorologist Dave Dahl says the last time we saw temperatures that high was back on Oct. 11.

More than 10 Inches of New Snow in Southern Minn.

File Photo - Photo: AP/Jim Mone, File

Parts of southern Minnesota are dealing with more than 10 inches of new snow.
    
The deep spot is Mapleton in Blue Earth County where 10½ inches had fallen by Wednesday morning. St. James in Watonwan County has 9½ inches of fresh snow.
    

Storm Chaser Training Sessions Offered in Central Minn.

A tornado near Anadarko, Okla. - Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Central Minnesota community members interested in becoming a severe weather spotter can sign up for a training class.

Skywarn is a volunteer program where trained weather spotters help keep the community safe by giving timely and accurate severe weather reports to the National Weather Service.

Brutal Winter Continues as Temps Plummet Again

File: The climate-controlled skyway system in Minneapolis provides warmth for people moving from building to building as another polar blast brought sub-zero temperatures with wind chills in the minus-40's, Monday, Jan. 27. - Photo: AP/Jim Mone, File

Now that the high winds of Wednesday are settling down, our temperatures have taken yet another dive.

After a brief warm up, the never-ending winter of 2013-14 has re-established its run at record territory, Morning Chief Meteorologist Ken Barlow says.

Winter Weather Advisory, Blizzard Warning for Parts of Minn.

File Photo - Photo: AP/Charles Rex Arbogast

It's been a brutal winter, and it's not getting much better anytime soon.

A Winter Weather Advisory is expected to expire at 3 a.m. Thursday for portions of Minnesota, including the Twin Cities, and Wisconsin. Travel is expected to become difficult due to blowing and drifting snow.

Snowfall Mostly Over, but Wind Gusts Remain

A woman braves blowing and heavy wet snow near Peavey Plaza in Minneapolis as a winter storm hit parts of eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 in Minneapolis. - Photo: AP/Jim Mone

Heavy snowfall has hit parts of Minnesota and western Wisconsin. The storm, which has caused difficult driving conditions, has prompted school closures and snow emergencies.