Snow, heavy rain, hail, tornado warnings in Minnesota

Bruce Lohmann captured this photo of storm clouds March 10, 2021 in Vermillion Township. Photo: courtesy of Bruce Lohmann. Bruce Lohmann captured this photo of storm clouds March 10, 2021 in Vermillion Township.

The Associated Press
Updated: March 11, 2021 07:10 AM
Created: March 11, 2021 06:36 AM

Heavy snow and high winds in northeastern Minnesota left hundreds without power and caused hazardous travel conditions on Wednesday, while the southeastern region of the state experienced rain, large hail and tornado warnings.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office said slippery conditions likely contributed to the death of a 57-year-old driver who was killed about 6 p.m. Wednesday when his vehicle slid off a road and rolled over in a ditch.

The Duluth Public School District canceled classes Thursday while other schools planned to operate with a 2-hour delay.

In southern Minnesota, heavy rain and hail fell Wednesday evening.

The weather service issued tornado warnings and watches, but there were no reports of touchdowns or major damage.

Carol Bauer captured this video of snowfall in Clinton, Minnesota, just a day after temperatures in the 70s were reported:

View photos of the various weather events below:


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