It was a very warm start for the Saint Paul Winter Carnival as the Ice Carving competition started this evening in Rice Park.
The next round of winter weather is moving into Minnesota and impacting the Interstate 94 corridor in Stearns County.
Footage of snow plows, car in the snow, cars off in the ditch and being pulled out of the ditch.
Clip 1 Car in the ditch on Interstate 94
With the temps hovering right around Zero Fahrenheit (symbol °F) and the dusting of snow during the evening rush hour, the snow turned into black ice on the roads.
Clip 1 Pov shot during the daylight hours on Interstate 94
As the cold weather moves in from Canada, the polar temps make their first stop on their way to the Twin Cities in the city of Saint Cloud, MN. Just after noon on Saturday, temps in the city of Saint Cloud were being reported at -2F with a Wind Chill of -21F.
Winter weather moved back into central Minnesota just to the north west of the Twin Cities metro area before the big chill this weekend.
Shot in the area around Big Lake and Monticello MN which are right next to each other but on opposite sides of the Mississippi River.
Footage of the winter storm impacting the Twin Cities metro area during the overnight hours. Footage of snow plows, cars crashed, airplanes de-icing at Minneapolis Saint Paul International Airport and Snow B-Roll.
The powerful winter storm hit the Iowa and Minnesota state line late this afternoon and brought near blizzard conditions to the area. Footage shot in Freeborn County MN and Worth County, Iowa.
Clip 1 Blowing snow as a Worth County Iowa snow plow drives towards the camera.
A powerful winter storm system is impacting the northern plains with high winds and heavy wet blowing snow.
Footage shot on Interstate 94 in Stearns County, Minnesota as the snow made for a travel nightmare on this day after Christmas as people were making their way home.
Heavy snow made for a travel headache along Interstate 94 from Alexandria, MN to Sauk Centre, MN. The band of heavy wet snow created slippery driving conditions and numerous drivers ended losing control and crashing.
Clip 1 Snow Plow on Interstate 94 drives towards the camera in Alexandria, MN.
The winter storm started after midnight in the Fargo, ND / Moorhead, MN area with some areas getting several inches of snow as the storm is forecast to continue through the day.
Clip 1 Downtown Fargo with the Fargo theater sign and traffic
Clip 2 Snow plow driving down the street