We’ve seen the threat of rain in the Twin Cities for this morning a few days now, and this morning it arrives. Here’s a look at the radar view as of 7:20am this morning:
Rain is quickly working its way toward the Twin Cities metro area, and then it’ll gradually clear away by this afternoon. Then we clear up temporarily as we wait for more shower chances tomorrow.
Here’s a look at your Minneapolis 7 day forecast (and St. Paul 7 day forecast):
The timing pretty much goes like this. Morning commute will see the heaviest showers/storms:
Then we’ll see the main rain event taper off by around 10-11am, followed by some drying.
Then we see that dry patch give way to some wrap-around moisture that could cause some sprinkles or light rain:
Then we wait for our next shower/storm chances that arrive tomorrow afternoon. Stay tuned!
Follow Meteorologist Aaron Shaffer on Twitter. Aaron is a meteorologist who lives in Minneapolis, is on the Midtown Greenway Coalition's board of directors, and is the digital communications and social media associate for the nonprofit Avivo in Minneapolis. 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.