The past three years it has landed on a weekend and ruined plans for people all over the state, but this year we had it on a Monday, which I find much more appropriate. If the weather is going to be less than ideal, it might as well happen on a Monday.

The Mid-March 2021 Snowstorm covered the St. Cloud area in a blanket of fresh snow, after things were finally starting to dry out. At the St. Cloud airport, they measured 3.3 inches.

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Measurable snow in March is so different than the first measurable snow of the season that typically falls in November. Here are some of those key differences:

November snow is cute and exciting, March snow makes us roll our eyes.

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November snow gets us excited for a white Christmas, March snow has us rethinking our Easter egg hunt plans.

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November snow has us gassing up the snowblower and shoveling every flake, in March we just let nature run its course.

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In November we don't know when the plow will go by, in March we can almost predict it.

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November snow has us taking all our winter gear out from the closet, March snow has us running errands in hoodies and crocs.

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In November we want it to cover up brown grass, in March we want that brown grass back.

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November snow sticks around, March snow will be gone by the end of the week.

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Here's to hoping this is the last snow we see for the year.

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