Did you get frost last night? After temperatures dipped into the middle 30s with calm winds, many of us likely saw an end to our gardening seasons. As of 7 a.m. the temperature at MSP was down to 35°.
We’ll see slightly warmer temperatures tonight to tomorrow, and more warming after that. Here’s a look at your Minneapolis 7 day forecast (and St. Paul 7 day forecast):
As we warm on Wednesday we’ll see some increased cloud cover and possibly a few small showers, but in the meantime it’ll bump us up from frosty temps to much more comfortable conditions.
Here’s the temperature situation as we woke up this morning, setting us up for the chilly conditions:
That blue shade indicates temperatures a mile up that are right around the freezing mark (when you “mix down” that air, including sun and a light breeze, you’ll see a maximum temperature near 50 degrees or so). Thankfully, we’re not stuck with those for long.
By tonight to tomorrow those blue shades are gone and we’re seeing the warmer greens and yellows in the area:
While we’re not going to get hot again anytime soon, we might as well enjoy the warmer weather we get that’s a little more seasonable! 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.