Metrodome officials are making sure the heavy snow in downtown Minneapolis doesn't bring the roof down. It's been almost two years to the day since 17 inches of snow in 24 hours tore holes in the inflatable dome, forcing the Vikings to play the final two games of the season elsewhere.
It's been almost exactly one year since three panels of the Metrodome roof collapsed after a storm dropped 17 inches of snow in 24 hours, and Metrodome officials are ready to mark the anniversary on Monday night.
Residents of Upsala are having to travel to do their grocery shopping after snow collapsed the roof of a local supermarket. The roof of Paul and Kathy's Supermarket caved Monday after a weekend snowstorm.
Snow buildup has caused the roof of a hardware store in western Minnesota to collapse. The roof of Wagner Hardware in Glenwood collapsed just before 4 p.m. Tuesday. All five employees in the store got out safely. No customers were in the store at the time of the collapse.