Winter will continue to have a firm grip on the Upper Midwest today. Lingering snow will again disrupt travel, while howling winds create bitterly cold AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures.
Northern Ontario will bear the brunt of today's heaviest snow, which will amount to over 6 inches (15 cm). Across the border in the United States, at least 3 inches will whiten northeastern Minnesota.
Visit the AccuWeather.com Winter Weather Center to view the latest snowfall map.
Travel will remain treacherous across the Upper Midwest, even when snow is not falling. Howling winds will blow and drift any new or existing snow, leading to more snow-covered roads and reduced visibility.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation reported difficult travel conditions on many of the major roadways across the state early this morning. Southeastern Minnesota was the exception.
Emergency crews respond to an accident in snowy Tamaqua, Pa., on Thanksgiving Day. Motorists across the Upper Midwest should use caution today to avoid a similar scene. (Photo by AccuWeather.com Facebook fan Ryan F.) Submit your own storm photos on our Facebook page.
Travel disruptions will not just be confined to roadways across the Upper Midwest. Airline passengers should also prepare for delays.
The winds will do more than whip fresh and existing snow around. Residents throughout the Upper Midwest will be faced with dangerously cold AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures.
Subzero RealFeel® temperatures will grip most of the Dakotas and western Minnesota throughout today. That number will be held to around zero in Minneapolis during the midday and afternoon hours.
The chilly winds will also spread eastward across the rest of the Midwest later today into tonight.
Today's snowy conditions over the Upper Midwest will definitely produce a scene to which residents of the Upper Midwest should acclimate. As you may recall, the AccuWeather.com 2010-2011 Winter Forecast calls for above-normal snowfall across the region.
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Minneapolis, MN (1987)
10 inches of rain fell in 6.5 hours.
Montpelier, ID (1990)
75 mph winds gust; tree damage.
Seattle, WA (1991)
99 degrees, all-time record high for July.