Storm dumps 5 inches of snow on Albert Lea

Published 4:06 pm Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Albert Lea received 5 inches of snow overnight Tuesday and early Wednesday, according to measurements taken at the Albert Lea Wastewater Treatment Station.

The snow led to the closure of all area schools Wednesday and made for slippery conditions until roads were cleared.

Heavy winds led to taller drifts in some areas. The forecast had called for up to 11 inches of snow.

The National Weather Service is calling for chance of snow and freezing drizzle before noon Friday.