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Snow scenes from downtown St. Paul during Tuesday’s winter storm

MinnPost sent University of Minnesota intern and photojournalist Peyton Sitz out to capture images of a snowy downtown St. Paul during Tuesday’s winter storm.

Chris Schletty posing with his dog Henry in downtown St. Paul on Tuesday. Henry wears boots to protect his feet from the snow and cold.
Chris Schletty posing with his dog Henry in downtown St. Paul on Tuesday. Henry wears boots to protect his feet from the snow and cold.
MinnPost photo by Peyton Sitz

The Twin Cities and surrounding areas were under a Winter Storm Warning on Tuesday. By late afternoon, 8 inches had already fallen in places like Bloomington and Burnsville, according to the National Weather Service. Snow was expected to continue into the evening.

Here are some scenes from downtown St. Paul:

A driver struggles to get his vehicle up the street.
MinnPost photo by Peyton Sitz
A driver struggles to get his vehicle up the street.
A bicyclist-cum-pedestrian walking their bike through the snow.
MinnPost photo by Peyton Sitz
A bicyclist-cum-pedestrian walking their bike through the snow.
Mears Park covered in snow.
MinnPost photo by Peyton Sitz
Mears Park covered in snow.
A woman walking her dog in the snow.
MinnPost photo by Peyton Sitz
A woman walking her dog in the snow.
A snow plower clearing the sidewalks in front of Union Depot.
MinnPost photo by Peyton Sitz
A snow plower clearing the sidewalks in front of Union Depot.
A barely-visible First National Bank Building on Minnesota Street North.
MinnPost photo by Peyton Sitz
A barely-visible First National Bank Building on Minnesota Street North.