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Boston Vs. Minneapolis Snow-Off

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Wellesley snow in the January 12 blizzard (credit: Didi)

Wellesley snow in the January 12 blizzard (credit: Didi)

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Deb Lawler co-anchors “The WBZ Morning News” broadcast on WBZ...
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BOSTON (CBS) – If you’re thinking the weather in Minnesota must be snowier and colder than here in New England… you’d be wrong.

We put our statistics up against those from Minneapolis meteorologist Mike Augustyniak of WCCO-TV.

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Mike Augustyniak of WCCO-TV

While Minneapolis got off to a very snowy December, Boston has since eclipsed their totals. Compare their 60 inches of total snow this season to our 70 inches – and that’s at Logan Airport, where the snow totals are often much lower than the suburbs.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Deb Lawler talks snow with WCCO-TV’s Mike Augustyniak

Augustyniak said the snow in Minnesota tends to be much fluffier than Boston, no good for snowballs and snowmen. Though he says people in Minnesota have a better attitude about winter weather.

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