Spectacular Labor Day Weather - Warming Up Through Midweek

Spectacular Labor Day Weather - Warming Up Through Midweek

I give a big yawn to the weather across the state for Labor Day - but that's not a bad thing! Mainly sunny skies are expected with highs ranging from the 60s to low 80s across Minnesota, with mid-70s in the metro. - D.J. Kayser

Beautiful Labor Day Weekend Weather Continues - 80s Return By Mid-Week

September 3
No weather concerns for the rest of your Labor Day weekend, with highs in the 70s under lots of sunshine. Temperatures will climb back into the 80s through the week, but no rain in sight anytime soon. - D.J. Kayser

Streak of Sunny, Comfortable Days

September 2
Welcome to San Diego (north) with a winning streak of sunny days into next week. I see no rain for at least the next 7-9 days, as much as we still need a few good dousings. Expect free A/C into Labor Day with comfortable nights (50s) and daytime highs in the mid-70s. While much of inland California sizzles above 110F. All-time September records will fall in the days ahead. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
Paul Douglas
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Watching Snow Moving Across The State Friday - Chilly For Saturday

Watching Snow Moving Across The State Friday - Chilly For Saturday

Another batch of snow will move its way across the state Friday into Friday Night. While a half inch or less is expected in the metro, up to 2" could fall near the International Border. Colder air returns for Saturday. - D.J. Kayser
Paul Douglas
November 30
Warmer But Still Breezy Thursday - Up And Down Temperatures Through The Weekend

Warmer But Still Breezy Thursday - Up And Down Temperatures Through The Weekend

Mainly sunny skies are expected on Thursday in the metro with highs around freezing. Breezy conditions will continue with wind gusts to 30 mph. Friday will climb up to around 40F, then after some snow Friday Night highs will be in the teens Saturday. - D.J. Kayser
Paul Douglas
November 29

Get Ready For More P-P-Plowable Snows

It'll be a much colder Wednesday with feels like temps in the single digits. Temps warm to near 40F on Friday with another snow chances on Saturday and early next week. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
Paul Douglas
November 28

Paul Douglas: Plowable snow today leaves roads slick

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Twin Cities Metro until 9pm Tuesday. 5" to 8" of snow will be possible. Roads will be slick and commutes will be slow. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
Paul Douglas
November 27
Calm And Cloudy Monday Before Plowable Snow Tuesday

Calm And Cloudy Monday Before Plowable Snow Tuesday

Take Monday (if you can) to get any last-minute holiday decorations up without any snow on the ground, as snow will cover everything up once again Tuesday. This looks like a plowable (2"+) snow for the region. - D.J. Kayser
Paul Douglas
November 26

Snowy Trivia You Probably Didn't Need

We thaw out late in the week, but much colder air is brewing for next week, possibly our first subzero readings of the winter season. Here we go! Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
Paul Douglas
November 25

So Many Questions This Winter Season

Soak up 50F later today because a cooling trend is just as inevitable as pangs of holiday disappointment. No drama Sunday or Monday but a storm will side-swipe us with plowable snow Tuesday, maybe something in the 2-4" range. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
Paul Douglas
November 24
Quiet and Sunny For Black Friday Shopping

Quiet and Sunny For Black Friday Shopping

A beautiful Black Friday is ahead if you're out and about shopping or getting in free to the state parks. While we'll begin in the 20s, highs will climb into the mid-40s in the metro under sunshine. Even warmer weather is expected Saturday before a cold front. - D.J. Kayser
Paul Douglas
November 23
Cloudy With Some Light Drizzle For Thanksgiving

Cloudy With Some Light Drizzle For Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! The drizzle we're talking about isn't of gravy (though your plate may have plenty of that), but of precipitation at times as we head through the day. Some of it up north could be freezing drizzle, making some roads slick. - D.J. Kayser
Paul Douglas
November 22

Supernaturally Quiet Weather On Thanksgiving

Daytime highs at or above 40F into early next week. No major weather-related travel woes shaping up. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
Paul Douglas
November 21

Warmer Temps & No Thanksgiving Day Storms

No Thanksgiving weather drama this week. Good news for travelers as a zonal (west to east) flow keeps us dry with mellowing temperatures. In fact we may top 40F from Wednesday into Saturday before cooling down next week. Sprinkles are possible Thanksgiving Day and early model runs hint at accumulating snow in roughly one week. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
Paul Douglas
November 20
Very Few Travel Concerns This Holiday Week Locally

Very Few Travel Concerns This Holiday Week Locally

Our long stretch of days with snow is in the rear-view mirror, and the snow on the ground could be doing the same with highs in the 30s this week - even nearing 40F late in the week. No big travel concerns locally - just a light rain/snow chance (mainly across northern Minnesota) Wednesday Night into early Thanksgiving Day. - D.J. Kayser
Paul Douglas
November 19
Quiet With Warmer Highs Leading Up To Thanksgiving

Quiet With Warmer Highs Leading Up To Thanksgiving

The coldest air of the season so far is now behind us, with 20s and 30s returning in the lead-up to Thanksgiving. Mainly quiet weather is expected for pre-holiday travel through Wednesday, but some light snow could accompany your travels over the river and through the woods on Thanksgiving Day. - D.J. Kayser
Paul Douglas
November 18
January Cold In November With Subzero Wind Chills

January Cold In November With Subzero Wind Chills

Saturday will be another bitterly cold day. Temperatures will remain in the mid-teens (about 25F degrees below average) but feel subzero at times with winds gusting to 30 mph. Warmer weather returns by early next week with no pre-Thanksgiving travel weather concerns through Wednesday. - D.J. Kayser
Paul Douglas
November 17
Slight Drought Improvement - Subzero Wind Chills On The Way

Slight Drought Improvement - Subzero Wind Chills On The Way

One word can describe the next couple of days: BRR. Highs will only be in the teens Friday and Saturday with a chance of some light snow tonight into early Saturday. Factoring in windy conditions, it'll feel more like the single digits Friday, dipping subzero at times tonight through Saturday Night. - D.J. Kayser
Paul Douglas
November 16
Light Snow Thursday - Cold Into The Weekend

Light Snow Thursday - Cold Into The Weekend

Sweater weather continues, with only teens for highs Friday and Saturday. Morning wind chills Friday and into the weekend are likely to be subzero, even in the heart of the metro. Another quick shot of snow is expected Thursday with totals under an inch. - D.J. Kayser
Paul Douglas
November 15

Light Snow AM Wednesday. Cold Blast Late Week

Temps remain at December-like levels with light snow tapering by lunchtime. A slap of even colder air arrives tomorrow, which will be enhanced by wind-whipped flakes and flurries. Friday could see record cold high temps across the state with subzero wind chills this weekend. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
Paul Douglas
November 14

A crash course in winter driving. More snow ahead

December-like temps continue today with another coating to 2 inches possible through tomorrow morning. A reinforcing shot of even colder air arrives on the heels of a clipper system Thursday. Wind-whipped flakes and and tumbling temps will make it feel more like January. Record cold high temps are possible Friday with subzero wind chills this weekend. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
Paul Douglas
November 13

Todd Nelson: A snowy few days, followed by a cold snap

It'll be a cold and somewhat snowy week ahead. Light snow develops Monday with some 1" to 2" possible by the end of the day. More light snow falls Tuesday & Wednesday with additional accumulations possible. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
Paul Douglas
November 12

Cold and somewhat snowy week ahead

According to NOAA's Climate Prediction Center, the extended temperature outlook keeps us colder than average through Thanksgiving. Ready or not, weather models continue to suggest that our first snow accumulations of the season are possible next week. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson

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