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Topic - Albert Lea
The snow globe has stopped in Minnesota, leaving more than a foot of snow in some places for residents to dig out before the below-zero temperatures move in next week.
Temporary parking restrictions have been imposed in Minneapolis, St. Paul and several suburbs so plows can clear away as much as a half-foot of snow from the latest storm to hit winter-weary Minnesota.
School districts across Minnesota announced they will remain closed for yet another day Tuesday, as wind chills were expected to reach 35 to 50 degrees below zero.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reopening some major roadways closed earlier because of blowing and drifting snow.
The first widespread snowstorm of the season plodded across the Midwest on Thursday, as whiteout conditions sent drivers sliding over slick roads and some travelers were forced to scramble for alternate ways to get to their holiday destinations.
The inflatable roof of the Minnesota Vikings' stadium collapsed Sunday and roads were closed throughout the upper Midwest as a storm that dumped nearly 2 feet of snow in some areas continued to crawl across the region.
As tornadoes bore down on southern Minnesota, Angie Woodside called her in-laws and said they should rush to her house west of Albert Lea, where there was a basement to take cover. Her mother-in-law, Kathy Woodside, refused.