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A winter wallop folks are digging out after a massive storm system that dumped sixteen inches of snow on the upper midwest years of course are very thrilled get out your wax.
And -- -- of course businesses love selling the shovels and ice melt the snow blowers.
Tom Holden joins us whether fox affiliate KM SGE is live in Minneapolis.
Tom good to see it has the novelty of this biggest storm in well the last couple of years -- gotten a war where off.
Well I don't think it's ward off Greg on the kids you know they still have to go out side -- -- and every afternoon every chance they get but it is certainly ward off.
-- these -- these drivers are heading east boundary into downtown Minneapolis and Saint Paul another -- another slippery and as you can see.
Another slow commuter traffic backed up all over the system because the roads still are not clear it is a pretty -- tough go at it.
Also not thrilled the state patrol since Friday night they've -- -- handle the nearly 650.
With 67 injuries one person has been killed on Minnesota -- since Friday night and nearly thirteen hundred cars.
Have slid off the road causing problems like these on the system the only good news out of all this if there is some -- is that we about we're under a heat wave right now is.
8 o'clock or eight degrees rather when we got here this morning at about 4 o'clock it is.
Up to 23 degrees now so things.
While -- those guys that things are improving.
Wow it's a it's a heat wave get out your jams pretended to beach they -- -- you know all of these problems.
Aren't you folks supposed to be used to that.
You know you'd think so this is Minnesota this is the upper midwest but you know we haven't had a snowstorm like this.
Since February of 2011.
Last -- we just had this a measly four or five inches.
For most folks here in Minnesota so this is new.
And what happened was -- on Saturday and Sunday the ground was -- warm.
That let my first snow is really heavy melted really quickly and it really fused to the road and that's of those problems are that they still are trying to iron out the Department of Transportation.
And they try to scrape that up but they need by their nature of the help we won't see thirty degrees or freezing.
Until tomorrow -- -- hang in there somehow then in Minneapolis Tom thanks very much opponent work con.
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