Snowfall reports: Heaviest snow up north

High winds and snow gradually fading today.

Snowfall totals
Snowfall totals.
NOAA/Twin Cities National Weather Service

It looks a lot like January across Minnesota today. Our latest winter storm delivered on the promise of high winds and snow to Minnesota.

Blowing snow obscures a stretch of road
Blowing snow obscures a stretch of U.S. Highway 12 near Holloway, Minn., on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022.
Minnesota Department of Transportation

The heaviest snowfall targeted northern Minnesota. Lake-enhancement boosted snowfall totals near the North Shore. Full-on lake effect snows blasted the lee shore of Lake Superior in northwest Wisconsin.

Here are some preliminary snowfall reports coming into the Weather Lab.

Twin Cities area

  • Minneapolis 2.8”

  • Roseville 3”

  • St. Francis 3.5”

  • Maple Grove 4”

Northern Minnesota

  • Brainerd 3.5”

  • Grand Rapids 4.3”

  • Chisholm 5”

  • Moose Lake 5”

  • Two Harbors 6”

  • Tofte 8”

  • Bayfield, WI 14”

You can check the latest snowfall totals and see a map of reports here. Keep in mind some totals are preliminary. Check the time stamp to see the latest reports.

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