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Winter Storm Izzy brings new snowfall to region

Inclement weather proceeded throughout much of the day, with an expected 6 to 10 inches of snowfall from the storm being expected by the time the storm started tapering off in Kandiyohi County on Friday evening.

Winter Storm Izzy 1
People cross a snow-covered Lake Avenue in downtown Spicer the morning of Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 as Winter Storm Izzy brings multiple inches of snow to the region. The storm could bring upwards of 6 to 10 inches of fresh snow to the area, according to the National Weather Service.
Mike Moore / West Central Tribune

Kandiyohi County residents were reminded that winter is far from over Friday morning, as measurable snow swept through the region with the most recent snowstorm. Blowing, heavy snow inundated the region as Winter Storm Izzy pushed through much of Minnesota, leaving slick roads and whiteout conditions in its wake.
Inclement weather proceeded throughout much of the day, with an expected 6 to 10 inches of snowfall from the storm being expected by the time the storm started tapering off in Kandiyohi County on Friday evening.

Winter Storm Izzy 2
A man, who wished to not be identified, uses a snow blower to clear a parking lot next to Hardware Hank in downtown Spicer the morning of Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. The snow storm could bring upwards of 6 to 10 inches of fresh snow to the area, according to the National Weather Service.
Mike Moore / West Central Tribune
Winter Storm Izzy 3
Wind swirls snow around in Spicer on the morning of Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 as Winter Storm Izzy brings multiple inches of new snowfall to the region.
Mike Moore / West Central Tribune
A view from a Minnesota Department of Transportation snowplow about 1 p.m. Friday on U.S. Highway 212, east of Olivia, Minnesota.
A view from a Minnesota Department of Transportation snowplow about 1 p.m. Friday on U.S. Highway 212, east of Olivia, Minnesota. MnDOT snowplows, along with county and city snowplows, were hard at work throughout Friday across west central Minnesota.
Courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation
Winter Storm Izzy 4
Kandiyohi County Public Works snowplows clear area roadways in Spicer as Winter Storm Izzy brings multiple inches of new snowfall to the region Friday, Jan. 14 2022.
Mike Moore / West Central Tribune
Winter Storm Izzy 5
Ken Hanson shovels his driveway along Lake Avenue in Spicer as Winter Storm Izzy brings multiple inches of new snowfall to the region Friday, Jan. 2022.
Mike Moore / West Central Tribune
Snow drift in southwest Willmar along Trott Ave. NW
Snow drifts were piling up Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, alongside buildings on Trott Avenue SW in Willmar during the snowstorm.
Kelly Boldan / Tribune photo
Winter Storm Izzy 6
A man, who wished to not be identified, uses a snow blower to clear a parking lot in downtown Spicer on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022.
Mike Moore / West Central Tribune

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