And more snow is on its way.
Meanwhile; the Minneapolis, St. Paul and Anoka-Hennepin school districts are among those who canceled classes as plows continue to clear more than a foot of snow from a record-breaking winter storm. Last season the area got 31.9 inches of snow.
Forecasts earlier in the week showed a chance of up to 9 inches. "It's certainly not as bad as what we just saw".
Police closed the highway for a time and then opened up one lane in each direction while We Energies personnel worked at the site. "Typically, we see 50 to 60 degrees, but it'll be nothing like that". Thursday we will have temperatures in the middle 40s, with upper 40s and lower 50s possible Friday.
The lower temperatures will allow for a slower melt, thus preventing major flooding concerns, she added.
Hays set three record lows in a row Saturday, Sunday and this morning.
About 200 Sunday flights have been canceled at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, where almost 13 inches (33 centimeters) of snow has fallen and where blizzard conditions on Saturday forced the cancellation of almost 470 flights.
DTE Energy says freezing rain that began falling overnight had left about 310,000 of its customers in eastern MI with no power as of 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
The city of Mitchell began digging out from the storm Saturday evening and through Sunday. Paul International Airport late Saturday night, hours after all flights were grounded during a spring blizzard.
The heaviest accumulation was expected to be along and north of Interstate 90, with a dusting of snow and spotty slick spots farther south along and north of interstates 88 and 290.
St. Cloud averages 45.7 inches of snow in the winter.