Heavy snow falls in southwest Minnesota

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Nov 6, 2013 at 4:03 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesotans are getting a sneak peek at winter.

A November storm moved across the state Tuesday evening and dumped several inches of snow.

In southwestern Minnesota, a trained spotter measured 8.5 inches of snow about 6 miles to the east-southeast of Marshall.

Ten inches was reported on the ground five miles northwest of Pipestone. 

The National Weather Service says a spotter estimated 8 inches of snow 5 miles north-northwest of Holland.

Other snowfall reports include 3.5 inches near Kingston and in Granite Falls and 3 inches in Sacred Heart.

St. Cloud officiallly received 2.8 inches of snow Tuesday, bringing the seasonal total to 3.6 inches.

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