MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – New Year’s Day looks to bring above-zero temperatures back to the Twin Cities.
For a moment, at least.READ MORE: Man Walking Along I-94 In Monticello Struck And Killed
Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak says the Twin Cities could see the mercury rise to 1 degree Monday afternoon. If so, it’ll snap a nearly three-day stretch of subzero temperatures in the metro.
The slight holiday warmup looks to come after a dangerously cold New Year’s Eve. When the clock strikes midnight, it’s expected to be 10 below zero in the metro, with wind chills making it feel like 25 below.
However you felt about yesterday’s weather… prepare to feel that way again today. We’ll continue our sub-zero stretch, with feels-like temps in the 20s below. At midnight #NewYearsEve expect -10° to feel like -25° or so pic.twitter.com/xSCJtUt9uL
— Mike Augustyniak (@MikeAugustyniak) December 31, 2017READ MORE: Murder Charge Filed In Shooting Outside Elks Club
Revelers are encouraged to bundle up, not drink too much and make sure they’ve got plans to get home safe.
Looking ahead, more above-zero temperatures look to be in store for Tuesday, when the mercury could even into the double digits. (Think: 10 degrees).
After that, there’ll be a chance of snow Wednesday and another stretch single-digit weather.
Next weekend looks to offer a more significant warmup, with temperatures possibly in the teens.MORE NEWS: COVID In Minnesota: ICU Hospitalizations Now At 64; Positivity Rate Up To 3.1%
The average air temperatures in the Twin Cities this time of year is around 23 degrees. Doesn’t that sound balmy?