MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesotans are getting a dose of old-fashioned cold weather.
Thanks to El Niño, the winter was off to a relatively mild start. But the National Weather Service says Minnesota is in for dangerously frigid weather this weekend.READ MORE: 'Don't Look At Me': Armed Robber Casually Walks Into Minneapolis Home In Broad Daylight
Statewide, wind chills will drop to 35 to 45 degrees below zero Saturday night.
Highs Saturday were in the single digits above zero in southern Minnesota and ranged from zero to 10 below in the north.READ MORE: Spartans Beat Gophers 75-67 In Big 10 Opener
A huge blob of arctic cold is crossing the Northern Plains and the Great Lakes as it moves eastward.
The cold weather is not expected to lift until Tuesday night. But much milder weather is expected later in the week.MORE NEWS: Jazz Shoot Past Wolves 136-104 For 5th Straight Win
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