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Snow piled up on cars parked by the Lakewood Apartments in North Alexandria Tuesday morning. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Snow piled up on cars parked by the Lakewood Apartments in North Alexandria Tuesday morning. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)

Hint of spring buried

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news Alexandria, 56308

Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549
56308

Just when we thought spring might finally arrive, a snowstorm early Tuesday morning buried roads, driveways and vehicles under several inches of snow.

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Douglas County was under a winter storm warning until 7 a.m. Wednesday and up to 11 inches of accumulation was in the forecast.

The heavy snow closed schools in Alexandria, Osakis and Brandon-Evansville on Tuesday.

Spring officially arrives on the calendar at 11:57 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday.

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