It’s another quiet, but very cold, day in the Twin Cities weather forecast. We’ll nudge above zero for a high, after starting off in the single digits below zero.
Rounding out the week, we’ll stay colder until the weekend, when we see a very welcome pattern shift that bumps us up about 15 degrees (or more) at least through midweek next week.
Here’s a look at your Minneapolis 7-day forecast (and St. Paul 7-day forecast):
What this more extended warm-up means is that the pattern shift that results in this upper-level temperature forecast map for Sunday is here to stay, at least for a while:
Those blue shades in the map above indicate cold temperatures, but “normal” January cold and not extreme arctic air. We’ll likely enjoy our break as long as it’ll last. Stay tuned!
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.