Our average high this time of year is 76 degrees in the Twin Cities. We should top out in the 80s both days this weekend, with plenty of sun and a few patchy clouds at times.
Our Saturday will feature a cloud and sun mix, with a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms developing at times this afternoon and evening. A few scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible on Sunday as well.
We were dry for five consecutive days. Wasn’t it a nice treat?
High pressure will continue to dominate the region, keeping things nice around here. We will be a bit warmer on Wednesday with a high up near 70 in the Twin Cities.
Our Saturday will feature lots of clouds, and showers at times. It will also be breezy and cool.
The clouds will be with us until Sunday — the rain almost as long. The good news is I don’t see any severe weather in our future.
A number of Minnesota schools sent children home early as a blast of frigid winter wind chills moved into the state.
Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak has crunched the numbers to see how much fresh snow has fallen overnight and Friday morning.
On Thursday night, Minnesota will take a swing at record snow totals with snow that will linger into the day on Friday. It’s not a massive storm, but it could cause some delays and headaches on the roads as people travel to see family.
Monday’s snow was still falling as the Vikings and Bears took to the field at TCF Bank Stadium. But if the players looked quick on their feet, traffic had slowed down to a crawl around the metro area, if that.