“We should be outdoors, but it’s a crappy spring for everybody,” Swenson said. Don’t care The onslaught of winter weather isn’t likely to deter the Twins at their opener on Thursday. “We’re smack dab in the middle,” said Eric Ahasic, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Chanhassen. “Typically, we get a little over two inches,” he said.
“Lots of questions angst about weather impact on this weekend’s @Twins @Mariners series at Target Field,” Twins President Dave St. “This is a normal winter.” And, yet, winter is wearing out its welcome for a lot of people, including Ahasic, an Illinois transplant.
As the storm hung over the state, Minnesotans groused and shuddered on social media, at bus stops and in line for a hot cup of coffee.
Underneath it all was a subtle boast of being Minnesota tough.
Matt Reinartz is among the winter weary who woke up Tuesday to an April snowstorm and said: “Enough is enough.” The daylong snowfall slowed commutes, sent hundreds of cars skidding and forced folks back into their boots and winter down.
“It’s bleak and it’s going to be bleaker.” Lows Friday and Saturday night will plunge into the single digits, flirting with record-low temperatures.Gallery: Alma prepared for a shovel full of snow from Sean.Alma Connoy, 7, her brother Graham Connoy, 8 and their neighbor and friend Sean Barker, 8, spent their spring break shoveling and enjoying an epic and good natured snowball fight. Alma Connoy, 7, her brother Graham Connoy, 8 and their neighbor and friend Sean Barker, 8, spent their spring break shoveling and enjoying an epic and good natured snowball fight.“These people are happy to have their identity and viable businesses back.” Blumenfeld looked out his window Tuesday morning and found the snowfall soothing.
“I’ll put on my boots and go for a walk and bike through this stuff,” he said.Some young community activists returned home tonight after taking part in the historic March For Our Lives in Washington.