Milder air continues with lingering light snow early Wednesday

Lingering light snow will fall across parts of the region early Wednesday, but the extended outlook suggests a fairly tranquil period over the weekend and into early next week.

40F Never Felt So Nice! Signs of Spring

February 23
Outdoor hockey rinks might look a little sloppy out there today as the mercury climbs to near 40 degrees once again. Don't be surprised if you see a few rain drops mixed with snowflakes later today. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson

Quiet Monday with highs finally returning to the 40s

February 21
We could see our first two-day stretch of 40F degree weather since the pre-Christmas blizzard as we begin the work week. This will lead to some melting snow across the region. Highs will drop back into the 20s and 30s for the second half of the week, but I don't think we'll be complaining! Click for more details. - D.J. Kayser
February 20

Light Sunday Snow, Then First 40s Since December

Many of us will see high temps warm into the lower 30s on Sunday with light snow that could add up to an inch or two across the southern half of the state. Tomorrow, the metro could hit 40 degrees; the first time since December!
Paul Douglas
February 19
Warming weather with an Air Quality Alert this weekend, with snow possible Sunday

Warming weather with an Air Quality Alert this weekend, with snow possible Sunday

For those tired of the Arctic air, I have good news! We'll see temperatures warm this weekend - and highs could be in the low 40s early next week! We do watch the chance for about an inch or so of snow Sunday, however. Click for more details! - D.J. Kayser
Paul Douglas
February 18
Calm But Still Chilly Friday - Warming Up This Weekend

Calm But Still Chilly Friday - Warming Up This Weekend

We'll see a quiet Friday with partly sunny skies and still chilly temperatures. However, early next week it looks like we'll have a tropical heatwave as temperatures will climb up to around 40F! Click to find out more, including when snow is possible this weekend.
Paul Douglas
February 17
A few more light snow showers possible Thursday; 30s expected Sunday!

A few more light snow showers possible Thursday; 30s expected Sunday!

We continue to climb out of the freezer as we head through the end of the week into the weekend, with highs in the 30s possible Sunday and then maybe 40s next week? We do have to get through a few more rogue snow showers across the region Thursday, however. - D.J. Kayser
Paul Douglas
February 17

Temps climb toward normalcy; coating to 2" of snow

Light snow will pass through the region on Wednesday. It won't be much, generally less than 1 inch, but with temperatures still as cold as they are, roads could become icy once again.
Paul Douglas
February 17

Gradual Warming Trend Continues. 30s by Sunday?

It'll be another chilly day today, but we get back to the teens tomorrow with a little light snow. Saturday's high could reach the 20s with 30s possible on Sunday! If you're keeping track, that will be +50 to near +60 degree temperature swing from Monday's AM low temp. Talk about a February heat wave! Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
Paul Douglas
February 15

Cold Monday. Frigid Air Finally Fades This Week

It'll be another frigid day today with subzero temps and dangerous wind chill continuing across much of the region. A light dusting of snow on Wednesday marks the return of 'warmer' weather. The deep freeze fades over the coming days with an honest chance of cracking the 32 degree mark by Sunday. Hallelujah! Freezing never felt so good! Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
Paul Douglas
February 13
Coldest Valentine's On Record Possible Sunday

Coldest Valentine's On Record Possible Sunday

You might want to cuddle close to your loved one on this Valentine's Day as we'll stay subzero. The record cold high for February 14th in the Twin Cities is -5F in 1920. However, as we head through the work week, we will see some gradual warming, with some guidance showing +30s for next weekend!
Weather
February 12

This Weekend is Peak Winter Nationwide

The main storm track will detour well to our south. Parts of Oklahoma may pick up 20" of snow, with 6" in Dallas, even an inch in Houston. Hilly Seattle may see 4-8" of slushy goodness. A subzero weekend gives way to a mild Pacific breeze by next weekend. I see a run of 30s the last week of February. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
Paul Douglas
February 11
Cold Weather Continues Friday Into Valentine's Weekend

Cold Weather Continues Friday Into Valentine's Weekend

The story continues to be the cold weather into Valentine's weekend, with the potential that Valentine's Day could tie for the coldest February 14th on record. The good news is a warm-up is in sight as we head into next week!
Paul Douglas
February 10
Light Snow To Cause Slick Roads Thursday While The Cold Weather Continues

Light Snow To Cause Slick Roads Thursday While The Cold Weather Continues

We are watching a system that will bring through a batch of light snow as we head through Thursday and Thursday evening. While totals will be light, this will cause another round of slick roads in time for the evening commute. Meanwhile, the Arctic weather continues through the weekend, but there is hope for warmer weather next week.
Paul Douglas
February 9

Stuck In The Coldest Week of Winter

The longest and coldest stretch of weather for the winter season continues through the next several days with subzero temps and wind chill values. There's a chance of light snow across the southern part of the state late Thursday and perhaps again Saturday.
Paul Douglas
February 8

Fun (?) With Cold Weather Statistics

It's too cold for (big) storms, but a disturbance may brush the southern half of Minnesota with a few inches of fluff Thursday. Daytime highs may hold below zero this weekend before slight moderation (teens and 20s) next week. No rapid or prolonged thaw is brewing yet. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
Paul Douglas
February 7
Bitter Cold Continues Through Next Weekend

Bitter Cold Continues Through Next Weekend

While the sunshine we saw this weekend looked nice, it certainly was cold if you took a step outside. Unfortunately, things don't get much better anytime soon. Highs for the next week in the metro will only make it to the single digits above and below zero, with morning wind chills in the -15F to -30F range.
Paul Douglas
February 6
Character Building Cold - Temps Stay Subzero Sunday

Character Building Cold - Temps Stay Subzero Sunday

Get ready for the coldest day of the winter so far Sunday, as highs don't appear that they'll make it above zero in the Twin Cities. It'll feel even more brutal out when you factor in the wind with morning wind chills down near -30F, only feeling like -15F in the afternoon. It looks like we'll stay in the deep freeze through next weekend, with highs near or slightly above zero each day.
Paul Douglas
February 5
Wind Chill Advisory This Weekend With Frigid Weather Through Next Week

Wind Chill Advisory This Weekend With Frigid Weather Through Next Week

If you have to head outside over the next week, you will definitely want several layers on. Frigid highs in the single digits above AND below zero are expected, and when you factor in the wind it'll feel like the -20s each morning.
Paul Douglas
February 4
The Arctic Freezer Arrives In Time For The Weekend

The Arctic Freezer Arrives In Time For The Weekend

We're past the snow - now time for the cold. We could see our first subzero day since January 2019 as we head into the weekend. And it doesn't look like it'll warm up anytime soon. Bundle up and stay warm!
Paul Douglas
February 4
Paul Douglas: Snowy morning with dropping temperatures to follow

Paul Douglas: Snowy morning with dropping temperatures to follow

We have our eye on a cold front bringing the chance of freezing drizzle and snow through the metro late Wednesday Night into Thursday morning, with up to a couple of inches of snow possible. Temperatures will be on the fall Thursday, with highs not making it above zero in areas this weekend!
Paul Douglas
February 2

Coldest Air in Nearly 2 Years Arrives This Weekend

The next 10 days will be the coldest of winter - the core of arctic air arrives late next week, when daytime highs may hover below 0F. The Polar Vortex has been well-behaved up until now, confining bitter air well to our north. Now it's our turn to get a taste. Wind chill readings may dip to -25F by Sunday, maybe -40F late next week.
Weather
February 1

Coldest Air of Winter On The Way

A few inches of snow Thursday precedes cold front #1 - temperatures may not rise above 0F from Sunday into Wednesday morning of next week. The Mother Lode of Cold. Not sure we'll set any records, but wind chill values may sink from -25 to -45F by early next week.
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