Thanks for stopping by at MinnyApple.com – Get ready for a polar plunge this weekend (of the non-freezing variety, at least for Minneapolis). We’ll see lows in the 30s & highs potentially in the lower 50s and upper 40s.
Here’s your 7-day forecast:
Notice that 39 degree low for Saturday morning. Depending on clearing that takes place, that could actually end up colder by the time the weekend rolls around.
Here’s the root cause for this impending cooldown… YIKES! just take a moment to look at the colors, as they really tell the story:
The positive takeaway from this is that it’s not going to turn into winter overnight. Look west of the blue blob, and you’ll notice some yellows/oranges that indicate warming! Some folks could actually be seeing some wet flakes as you close in on the Canadian border.
Thanks for checking in!
~Meteorologist Aaron Shaffer @AaronShafferWX
Follow Meteorologist Aaron Shaffer on Twitter. Aaron is a meteorologist who lives in Minneapolis and is the digital communications and social media associate for the nonprofit Avivo in Minneapolis. He is Ward 8's representative on the Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee, Deep down he's a weather geek and has a degree in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences from UW-Madison to prove it. He's spent time working at TV stations in Wyoming, South Dakota, and Iowa prior to arriving in Minneapolis to work for WeatherNation and now forecasting for MinnyApple. His favorite weather career moment came while storm chasing for his Iowa station (he went on 40+ storm chases during that time), when he saw a mile-wide EF-4 rated tornado.