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Snow blankets the Northland

Snow amounts from across the Northland range from 3 to 14 inches.

Lina Hultin photographs the texture of the falling snow during a break in the Duluth Super Tour Nordic ski races Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. “It looks like Styrofoam,” the native of Sweden said. “Hopefully it doesn’t ski like Styrofoam.” Steve Kuchera / Duluth News Tribune

A Sunday snowstorm brought varying amounts of snow to the region.

As of 6 p.m., snowfall reports from the National Weather Service in Duluth ranged from 14 inches in Hibbing, 10.5 inches on the Iron Range in McKinley, to 9 inches in Tofte and 8.2 inches in Brimson up the North Shore, 8 inches in Coleraine, 7.5 inches in New Post, Wisconsin, and 5 inches in Aitkin. Many of these reports came in while snow continued to fall and could have increased since last reported.

The winter storm warning remains in effect for the Northland until 6 a.m. Monday. The Meteorologists predicted another 1-2 inches of snow for the Twin Ports region throughout Sunday evening. Travelers were warned to expect blowing and drifting snow as arctic winds increase to 15-25 miles per hour with gusts up to 45 miles per hour.

This story was updated at 6:20 p.m. Dec. 5 with additional snowfall reports. It was originally posted at 4:21 p.m. Dec. 5.


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