By Chris Shaffer

By Chris Shaffer, WCCO-TV

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A January thaw is loosely defined as back to back days with a high of 32 degrees or warmer. We will come close to that with only a handful of January days to go.

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Expect highs to nudge up into the low 30s Thursday and Friday. We will be pinned under the clouds with a chance of snow each day.

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The best chance of accumulating snow will be in Wisconsin where a few inches could fall.

Expect a dusting up to an inch here in the metro by the time the snow stops late Friday.

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It will get breezy Friday afternoon into Saturday and temps will slowly drop bottoming out Sunday and Monday with highs around 12 and lows just below zero.

Chris Shaffer