Minnesota freaks out about Winter Storm Walda: Your photos and tweets
Snow, snow, go away. Come again some other... season.
Seriously? Just when we'd let our guard down and thought more 50-degree days were on the horizon, Winter Storm Walda slams us with more of this wintry white stuff.
Even if you haven't ventured out into the winter
wasteland wonderland, no doubt you've heard about the icicles and slush. Chances are, if you were awake early enough, you even heard some thundersnow this morning, too. Yeah, that's right, THUNDERSNOW.
While this isn't the April we've been waiting for all season, you betcha we Minnesnowtans can laugh off an extra foot of snow (after some good ol' passive aggressive wisecracks to Mother Nature)... so we've gathered some of our favorite photos and tweets about the winter that just won't go away.
Snowpocalypse December 2012
-- Aaron French (@AaronFrench3D) April 11, 2013
We can't get over this thundersnow nonsense, Mother Nature.
-- Tracy Morrison (@sellabitmum) April 11, 2013
Poor powder panda.
-- A.J. Olmscheid (@Ajaxparty) April 11, 2013
Neon is definitely in this
Gas leak in the North Loop around Washington and 5th Ave N. Corner is blocked off by emergency teams. twitter.com/tatianacraine/...
-- Tatiana Craine (@tatianacraine) April 11, 2013
Could this be Walda's fault, too?
Courtesy of Richard R.
This robin perched on a snow-covered tree in New Ulm is exactly the kind of lovely sight we like... in February.
If I hear one word from the "You live in Minnesota, you can't complain about snow!" crowd today, I swear to god.
-- Sam McCullough (@McCulloughSam) April 11, 2013
and then I saw a truck driver stuck at the bottom of a hill, window rolled down, hair gently covered in april snow, sobbing into his hands.
-- krista (@kristaprints) April 11, 2013
We felt the same way once we looked outside today.
Poop on the snow. Just do it.
-- Bren (@brenface) April 11, 2013
Just don't, please.
NEWSFLASH: Snow in Minnesota. Then, water is wet, and cats are adorable. More at 11.
-- Greg Swan (@gregswan) April 11, 2013
Also: Ice is cold, roses are red, and Minnesotans will never stop talking about the weather.
Sorry, looks like the dance I made for my Interpretive Dance midterm was actually a snow dance... I'll start doing it backwards #Minnesnowta
-- Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher) April 11, 2013
Come on, Goldy!
-- Lindsay Guentzel (@LindsayGuentzel) April 11, 2013
Thanks for the helping hand, Jay.
-- Minnesota Zoo (@mnzoo) April 11, 2013
This monkey does not look enthused.
So, we've got "thunder snow" in Minneapolis. Apparently, we're getting our weather from Game of Thrones, now.
-- ARTCRANK™ (@ARTCRANK) April 11, 2013
Winter is coming... (And it just won't leave.)
View of snow clean up from MSP airport, only 1 runway open twitter.com/panopticon13/s...
-- Kevin Hoffman (@panopticon13) April 11, 2013
Safe travels to everyone at the airport and on the roads!
-- Lyric Mallery (@Wondrlnd_Inmate) April 11, 2013
We wish it didn't look like this.
I feel like anyone under 5 foot one should have a snow day today. These mini snow mountains are almost impossible to get over #helpmeimsmall
-- Lindsay Smith (@LSmith00) April 11, 2013
-- David Brauer (@dbrauer) April 11, 2013
Lookin' good, Frosty.
North Loop slush.
We've been playing "Where's the skyline?" since last night.
This bike is nothing if not prepared...
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