STORM AFTERMATH: Southland, Grand Meadow schools 2-hours late

The winter storm that brought heavy snow and blizzard conditions to parts of Iowa and Minnesota on Monday, Jan. 22, was milder in Mower County than its northern neighbors.


The preliminary snow totals from the National Weather Service show 5.5 inches of snow accumulation in Austin while in West Concord in Dodge County received 14 inches and and Kasson received 13.5. In Olmstead County, Byron recieved 12 inches and Rochester 10.5 inches.

Austin schools returned to a regular class schedule today after closing on Monday.

The Grand Meadow  and Southland school districts will start two hours late today

National Weather Service reports preliminary snowfall totals from Jan. 22, Location Amount Minnesota ...Dodge County... West Concord 14.0 in Kasson 13.5 in ...Mower County... Austin 5.5 in ...Olmsted County... Byron 12.0 in 3 NNW Rochester 10.5 in 3 ESE Douglas 9.3 in 3 ESE Douglas 8.5 in Rochester Intl Airport 8.1 in Stewartville 6.8 in Rochester 1SSW 5.8 in Elba 4.7 SW 3.5 in ...Wabasha County... 3 NW Wabasha 10.0 in 5 NNE Zumbro Falls 9.0 in 1 NE Wabasha 7.5 in Plainview 7.5 in 1 N Wabasha 4.5 in Wabasha 3.5 in ...Winona County... 2 SW Winona 3.0 in ...Wisconsin... ...Buffalo County... Mondovi 4.3 in ...Clark County... 7 SE Riplinger 3.0 in ...Jackson County... Hixton 4.0 in Hatfield 2.0 in ...La Crosse County... Holmen 2S 2.4 in La Crosse Regional Airport 1.7 in NWS La Crosse 1.7 in Holmen 1N 1.5 in ...Monroe County... Warrens 2.0 in ...Trempealeau County... Arcadia 6.0 in Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.