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Snow reports from southern Minnesota

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A winter storm dropped more than a foot of snow across parts of southern Minnesota from Friday into Saturday.

According to the National Weather Service, a weather spotter in Cottonwood County, north of Heron Lake, reported 15 inches of snow.

Spotters in Mapleton and Avoca reported 12.5 inches.

There was a sharp cut-off to the snowfall; most of the Twin Cities metro area saw only a dusting of snow.

Other snow reports relayed by the Weather Service on Friday and Saturday included:

  1.  12 inches — Winnebago, Brownsdale

  2.  11.8 inches — Austin

  3.  11 inches — Manchester, Harmony, Spring Valley

  4.  10.8 inches — Windom

  5.  10.5 inches — Albert Lea

  6.  10.2 inches — Hardwick

  7.  10 inches — Sherburn, Grand Meadow

  8.  9 inches — Granada, Blue Earth

  9.  8.5 inches — New Richland

  10.  8.4 inches — Stewartville

  11.  8 inches — Amboy, Ellendale

  12.  7.1 inches — Chatfield

  13.  6.5 inches — Rochester

  14.  6.2 inches — Preston

  15.  6 inches — Hayfield, Worthington, Fairmont, St. James

  16.  5.7 inches — Owatonna

  17.  5 inches — Redwood Falls

  18.  4.9 inches — La Crescent

  19.  4.6 inches — New Ulm

  20.  4 inches — Oronoco, Mantorville, Marshall, Montevideo

  21.  3.5 inches — New Prague, Faribault, Le Center, Canby

  22.  2.5 inches — Northfield

  23.  2.1 inches — Lakeville

  24.  2 inches — Prior Lake, Red Wing

  25.  1.7 inches — Hutchinson

  26.  1.1 inches — Waconia

  27.  0.2 inches — Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport