You might have noticed how warm it felt in Minneapolis/St. Paul yesterday. The temperature managed to find its way up to 60 degrees (three degrees below the record of 63). Here’s the observation from the National Weather Service in the Twin Cities:
— NWS Twin Cities (@NWSTwinCities) November 27, 2017
How long will we stay above average in the forecast? Here’s a look at your Minneapolis 7 day forecast (and St. Paul 7 day forecast):
Let’s talk about today’s wind. When you head to work this morning it’ll feel like every other breezy fall day we’ve seen in the Twin Cities lately, winds in that 5-10 mph range. Here’s the wind map for your morning commute:
Note all that pink and purple to our northwest. That’s the “big” wind that’s on the way. By 10-11 a.m. this morning we’ll start to see wind picking up to around 15-20 mph:
Then, as those deeper purples move around us, those could bring in wind gusts as high as 30 mph. Hang on to your hat today, and 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.