CNN PRODUCER NOTE montevideomn says thick, heavy snow is pouring down Montevideo, Minnesota. She photographed the winter-like landscape on the morning of April 18. As a resident of Minnesota for more than 16 years, she says she has never seen a snow storm so late into April. 'This is extremely unusual to have snow this late into the month. We are just waiting for spring weather, but we keep getting pounded by storms.' The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for southern Minnesota, which will be in effect until Friday 10 am CDT.
- Jareen, CNN iReport producer