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REPORTS: Snowstorm brings slippery travel from Minneapolis to Chicago to Detroit

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Snow will continue to expand from the midwestern to the northeastern United States into Monday.

Snowfall totals have already exceeded half a foot in some areas, including across southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

As the rate of snow intensifies throughout the event, roads will quickly become slippery and snow-covered, and travel will become increasingly more treacherous.

The snowstorm developed over the northern Plains to end this past week. One to 3 inches of snow was reported across central South Dakota and northern Nebraska as the storm ramped up on Friday night.

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As of 10:15 a.m. CST on Sunday, snow is beginning to ramp up in intensity across the Detroit metro area. Four to 8 inches of snow is expected to accumulate across the city before the snow winds down on Monday.

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Snow quickly accumulated in the city of Detroit on Sunday morning. (Instagram/the.dental.student)

Roadway conditions are treacherous across most of Wisconsin as of 10:10 a.m. CST on Sunday. Large portions of interstates 39, 43, 90 and 94 are snow-covered according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.


As of 10:00 a.m. CST on Sunday, the heaviest snow is slowly beginning to wind down around the Minneapolis metro area. Snowfall totals have generally been around 4 to 8 inches from Minneapolis to La Crosse, Wisconsin. The snow covered roads and caused slippery travel throughout the region.

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Snow quickly covered roads in the Minneapolis area on Saturday night. (Instagram/anna.jarema)

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Snow covered roads in Minneapolis early Sunday morning. (Instagram/thetravisstatus)



As of 9:30 a.m. CST on Sunday, over 1,000 arriving and departing flights have been canceled at Chicago O'Hare International Airport due to the snowstorm.

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A snowy scene at Chicago O'Hare on Sunday morning. (Instagram/noellenotnoel)

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Crews work to clear snow off the tarmac at Chicago O'Hare on Sunday morning. (Instagram/stephenhuffphotography)



As of 8:30 a.m. CST on Sunday, Dec. 11, roads are quickly becoming snow-covered in Michigan as heavy snow moves across the region.

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A traffic camera along I-94 near Ann Arbor, Michigan, shows roads quickly becoming snow-covered early Sunday morning. (Image/MichiganDOT)