Some Minnesotans began to panic with the thoughts of a "historic" weather event that was supposed to happen in late February 2023.

Forecasts were predicting around a foot of snow in the Northland, while parts in the Twin Cities area were predicted of facing up to over two feet of snow. Honestly, the winter weather has been weird this season. From stretches of warm to cold in a matter of days making streets ice rinks and everything in between.

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The snowstorm also made for some interesting stories. One Minnesota man in Shakopee got quite the shock when he saw someone "car skiing" through a busy intersection:

Howard Bazinet via FaceBook
Howard Bazinet via FaceBook
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Now apparently the thing to do is "How can one-up other Minnesotans and become internet famous?":

Please don't hitch anything to a truck during a snowstorm. Very dangerous and illegal. However, with any storm, Minnesotans did the usual and shared their thoughts and pictures on social media:

Do people still have pumpkins sitting outside?

I'm not a big fan of swearing, but Jimmy is making some good points with that tweet. Please shovel as soon as you can. Speaking of shoveling, did you see the 6-year-old that went viral after giving up while shoveling during the Minnesota snowstorm?

Even the Weather Channel gave Minneapolis a shoutout:

Snow removal is in fact an art here in the Frozen Tundra. We were molded by the cold, therefore we act accordingly during such winter storm events.

One person even filmed the entire storm while they are in Minneapolis:

And some Minnesotans call others out:

Other Minnesotans do the griddy in times of the snow storms we get:

Let's not forget this year's Minnesota snowplow name winners:

Here's a look from the first night of the storm:

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