First snow! Your photos and snowfall totals from around Minnesota

Halloween skeletons lit with a purple light and covered in light snow.
A house with Halloween decorations in Stillwater, Minn., has a light cover of snow from overnight snowfall on Tuesday.
Erin Warhol | MPR News

Updated: 11:35 a.m.

Much of Minnesota woke up to the first snowfall of the season Tuesday morning.

The Twin Cities metro area and much of the rest of Minnesota saw 1 to 3 inches of snow from late Monday into Tuesday.

Send us your first snowfall photos at tell@mpr.org.

Here’s a look at some snowfall totals, as reported by the National Weather Service on Tuesday morning. It was still snowing in some areas, so snow totals may change later in the day.

  • 8.4 inches — Two Harbors

  • 5 inches — Westbury, Deer Creek, Waubun

  • 4.4 inches — Brimson

  • 4.2 inches — Verndale

  • 4.1 inches — Friesland

  • 4 inches — Chatfield, Douglas, New York Mills

  • 3.7 inches — Silver Bay, Wadena

  • 3.3 inches — Ottertail

  • 3.2 inches — Cormorant

  • 3 inches — Hugo, Maple Plain, Perham, Iron Junction

  • 2.9 inches — St. Stephen

  • 2.8 inches — Elko New Market

  • 2.6 inches — Brookston

  • 2.5 inches — Circle Pines, Mendota Heights, Chester, Tower, Burnsville, Bowstring, Muskoda

  • 2.3 inches — Minneapolis

  • 2 inches — Ashby, Payne, Grand Rapids, Hibbing

  • 1.9 inches — Burnett

  • 1.6 inches — New Prague

  • 1.5 inches — Lake Lillian, Douglas, Chisholm

  • 1.3 inches — Chanhassen, Federal Dam

  • 1.2 inches — Finlayson, Mahtowa, Duluth

  • 1.1 inches — Cohasset, Rochester

  • 1 inch — Wilton, Moorhead

Chicken in snow
A chicken in snow in St. Paul on Tuesday.
Courtesy of Cameron Marcott
Dog plays in snow outside window
A dog plays in snow outside a window in Pine Island on Tuesday.
Courtesy of Jodi Olson
Snow covers a backyard deck in fall
Snow covers furniture on a back porch in Woodbury on Tuesday.
Courtesy of John Twohig
Night snow on porch
Snow falls after midnight on a porch in Richfield on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023.
Courtesy of Faith Amdahl
Snow in fall yard
Snow covers the ground around trees with changing leaves in St. Paul on Tuesday.
Courtesy of Meghan Feliciano
Snow piles on patio
Snow piles on an outdoor deck in Cannon Falls on Tuesday.
Courtesy of Mairi Doerr
Halloween statue in snow
A Halloween statue is covered in snow outside a home in Northfield on Tuesday.
Courtesy of Sara Payne
Snow covers four pumpkins.
Snow covers four pumpkins on stairs at a St. Paul residence on Tuesday.
Courtesy of Sarah Cauthorn
Snow covers trees and a yard.
Snow covers the grass in Lake Elmo on Tuesday.
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A dog sits in a yard with a winter blanket.
Rosie breaks out winter wardrobe in Stillwater on Tuesday.
Courtesy of Shannon Riley
Snow fall
A view of fresh snow from the Two Harbors on Tuesday.
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Snow fall
A view of fresh snow from the Two Harbors on Tuesday.
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Snow fall
A dog enjoys the first snowfall in the Dayton's Bluff neighborhood of St. Paul.
Courtesy of Gary Caldwell
Pumpkins surrounded by snow
Three jack-o-lanterns sit on front steps in the Highland neighborhood of St. Paul on Tuesday.
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Snow fall
A view of Como Lake near Como Park in St. Paul with a dusting of snow on Tuesday.
Courtesy of Joanne Swanson
Two children in costumes enjoy the snow fall
Two students, Brighton (left) and Kit, wear skeleton masks and snow gear in Elk River on Tuesday.
Courtesy of Mary Foley
Snow covers a sidewalk and the yard. A view from a front door steps.
A view of fresh snow from Southwest Minneapolis on Tuesday.
Courtesy of Kim Connolly
A dog walks into fresh snow on a porch.
Pepper checks the snowfall in Highland Park neighborhood of St. Paul late Monday.
Courtesy of Natalie Wyatt-Brown
Snow in a back yard.
Snow covers the patio furniture in a deck in Woodbury on Tuesday.
Courtesy of Laurel Volz
Snow in a back yard.
Snow covers trees and a small structure's roof in Champlin on Tuesday.
Courtesy of Cathy DeJarlais
Snow in a back yard.
Snow covers the streets in Anoka on Monday evening.
Courtesy of Janel Hodge
Halloween light up decorations.
A house with Halloween decorations in Stillwater has a light cover of snow from overnight snowfall on Tuesday.
Erin Warhol | MPR News
Snow in a back yard covering outdoor lights.
Snow covers outdoor patio lights in Golden Valley on Tuesday.
Courtesy of Ilya Soroka
A view of a path covered in ice and snow.
Ice and snow shape patterns on the ground near the Coon Rapids Dam on Tuesday.
Courtesy of Meg DesCamp via Threads
A carriage with a skeleton horse and carriage driver in snow.
A house with Halloween decorations in Stillwater has a light cover of snow from overnight snowfall on Tuesday.
Erin Warhol | MPR News
A pontoon boat covered in light snow.
Snowfall outside of Biwabik on Tuesday.
Courtesy of Dan Larsen via Threads
Halloween pumpkin decorations glowing surrounded by snow.
Glowing jack-o-lantern decorations are highlighted by the snowfall at a residence in Stillwater after the snowfall on Tuesday.
Erin Warhol | MPR News

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