Below is a short video showing the snow in front of our house.
We had a very mild temperature and snowfall until late January, so we were thinking that it will be a mild winter. But the polar vortex came at the end of January and changed our thoughts altogether. According to the Midwest Regional Climate Center, below are the observed low temperatures and wind chills.
Then the snow started falling in February, non-stop until the end of the month and beaten the February snowfall records in the last 150 years. Below is the data from the national weather center for Twin Cities snowfall in February.