Monday was another colder day in the Twin Cities, but today looks to take another step in the cold direction, as we start off at -5° as of this writing (7:30 a.m.).
So when might we warm up? Here’s a look at your Minneapolis 7 day forecast (and St. Paul 7 day forecast):
Note that roughly 1″ of snow in the forecast for tonight. Snow starts to sneak in this evening and wraps up by early morning, staying light in the Twin Cities throughout.
Here’s the future radar view as snow starts to move in:
Just light snow, as mentioned, moving over Minnesota. These snow showers slip south and east, and we’ll see these snow showers move away quickly. Here’s the future radar by 3 a.m., when snow starts to move out:
As mentioned earlier, it’ll slip out of Minnesota by Wednesday morning’s commute, which could be a little slower due to cold temperatures (about 4 degrees) and any remnant snow.
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.