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PHOTOS: Snow Blankets Colorado to Minnesota

By Samantha-Rae Tuthill, Staff Writer
November 6, 2013; 1:47 PM ET
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A heavy snowstorm brought over half of a foot of snow to some locations across the Plains Tuesday through Wednesday morning.

An NWS observer in Sioux Falls, S.D., recording 6.2 inches of snow for the city, with 5.7 of that falling just on Nov. 5. This breaks the previous snow record for the date of 1.5 inches, set in 1959.

Monticello, Minn., received 4.5 inches of snow accumulation. Just outside of Pipestone, Minn., an NWS-trained spotter reported 10 inches of snow builddup.

Roadways for much of the area remained slick into Wednesday, including parts of I-90, I-29 and I-94.

Roadways outlined in pink show slick, snowy or icy conditions, via South Dakota Department of Transportation.

Northern Plains Interactive Radar
Severe Weather Center
United States Enhanced Satellite

Anxiously making the season's first snow angel in South Dakota. Photo by Rani Gordon.

Snow coats a car in Minnesota.


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