First storm of the season pummels the metro

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Over a foot of snow fell on the Twin Cities metro area Sunday, causing snow emergencies to be declared in more than ten cities, the Star Tribune reported.

Snowfall was most intense Sunday afternoon. The National Weather Service predicted up to 15 inches could cover the area by the end of the day.

According to the Pioneer Press
, the storm caused traffic accidents across the state. One fatal accident was reported in Goodhue County.

At 1:30 p.m., most Metro Transit buses were running behind schedule.

Flights were also affected, the Star Tribune reported. More than 150 flights out of Minneapolis-St. Paul airport were cancelled.

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