A tree branch fell on the home of Debbie Christensen, 1427 Todd Ave. — Tim Engstrom/Albert Lea Tribune
By that afternoon, the heavy snow became even heavier when temperatures rose above freezing. City plows piled snow in the center of Broadway before dump trucks hauled it away. — Tim Engstrom/Albert Lea Tribune
Branches, power poles and power lines were down on Lakeview Boulevard, reducing traffic to a single lane. — Tim Engstrom/Albert Lea Tribune
Albert Leans awoke on May 2, 2013, to a foot of heavy snow, shown here on Johnson Street. Power lines were down. Many trees and some power poles fell. The power was out at 3,400 places. Some falling trees landed on homes. — Tim Engstrom/Albert Lea Tribune
Paulette Trimble shovels off the hood of her car that morning, a Thursday, on Pillsbury Avenue. She expressed surprise at receiving so much snow in May. — Tim Engstrom/Albert Lea Tribune
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About Tim Engstrom
Tim Engstrom is the editor of the Albert Lea Tribune. He resides in Albert Lea with his wife, two sons and dog.