Photos: Winter storm hits southern Minnesota


Two passengers of the light rail head off and away.
1 Two passengers of the light rail head off and away from it during a winter storm in Minneapolis at the U.S. Bank Stadium stop on Dec. 1, 2018. 
Vehicles head into and away from downtown Minneapolis.
2 Vehicles head into and away from downtown Minneapolis during the winter storm. 
Two vehicles that collided sit at the bottom of the on ramp.
3 Two vehicles that collided sit at the bottom of the on-ramp in Burnsville at 35E and County Road 42. 
Flags blow in 20 mph winds and snow falls onto Minneapolis.
4 Flags blow in 20 mph winds and snow falls onto Minneapolis just outside of U.S. Bank Stadium. 
A vehicle that appeared to have been in a collision.
5 A vehicle that appeared to have been in a collision is hauled down County Road 5 in Burnsville on the back of a flatbed. 
A man carrying groceries from Cub Foods in Burnsville.
6 A man carrying groceries from Cub Foods in Burnsville walks to the intersection of County Road 42 and County Road 5. 
Road crews drive down County Road 42 in Savage.
7 Road crews drive down County Road 42 in Savage as they plow and clear the road. 
Crews prepare to plow and clear the parking lot.
8 Crews prepare to plow and clear the parking lot of the Burnsville Center. 
A Metro Mobility bus drives down the parking lot.
9 A Metro Mobility bus drives down the parking lot of the Burnsville Center where it picked up passengers. 
Paul Trusten (left) rings bells for the Salvation Army.
10 Paul Trusten (left) rings bells for the Salvation Army with his 13-year-old son, Logan Vanguilder (right in red) outside of the Macy's at the Burnsville Center. Paul said he rings the bells for the Salvation Army to give time and help his son. Logan wants to do what he can to help out and donate time. The two have been doing it for the past two years and they plan to do this every year. 
Road crews clear 35W and salt the road.
11 Road crews clear 35W and salt the road in Richfield, Minn. 
Snow falls in Chaska
12 Falling snow softens the winter landscape in Chaska, Minn., on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. A winter storm brought several inches of snow to southern Minnesota. 
Winter storm hits Minnesota
13 MnDOT snowplows help keep Interstate 94 in downtown St. Paul clear of snow and ice during a winter storm on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. 
Winter storm hits Minnesota
14 A driver gets some human-powered assistance to climb an icy hill on Seventh Street in downtown St. Paul during a winter storm on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. 
Minnesota snow
15 A Metro Transit Green Line train moves through downtown St. Paul as heavy snow falls on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. 
Winter storm hits Minnesota
16 A pedestrian walks through freshly fallen snow alongside trees lit for the holiday season on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in downtown St. Paul.