Photos: Snowy start to the weekend

Published 9:29 am Saturday, January 19, 2019

Sarah White, owner of the Tendermaid, scoops snow off the sidewalk as Friday’s storm settles in over the region. Eric Johnson/

This weekend’s snow storm got a bit of an early start Friday as the first flakes began falling around 10 a.m.

As of around 8 a.m. this morning, the National Weather Service has reported that the Austin area received 10 inches of snow, the highest recorded total in southeast Minnesota.