After a weekend where we saw winter temps dive into the Twin Cities weather, our forecast doesn’t climb much this week. By this weekend we see a chance to climb into the middle to upper 30s, but our average high at MSP is still 48 degrees.
Here’s a look at your Minneapolis 7 day forecast (and St. Paul 7 day forecast):
Today’s main weather story centers around some light snow on the way this afternoon. By 2-3 p.m. we’re looking for snow to have started, or be very close:
It’ll stay light, and we’re looking for around 0.5″ to 1″ of total snow by tonight’s conclusion. Here’s the future radar as snow has moved overhead:
You can see the end of the snow in northeastern South Dakota by evening, and gradually the light remaining snow showers will leave the Twin Cities and we’ll clear up a bit heading into Tuesday:
Tuesday will start out chilly and cloudy, but gradually we’ll see additional sunshine move into the picture. 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.