We’re looking at a day closing in on 50° in Minneapolis, and we get some sunshine too. It’ll make the next few days, where we look for drizzle, rain, mix, and snow, look much more acceptable.
Here’s a look at your Minneapolis 7 day forecast (and St. Paul 7 day forecast):
So what’s the deal with the warmer air? We talked about it yesterday, but a surge of spring-like air is pushing into the Midwest today that’ll nudge some temperatures well into the 50s (SW Minnesota) and ours into the upper 40s:
Then we start to get our next shower chances tomorrow, starting with drizzle or rain earlier in the day. Here’s the future radar view for Sunday, late-morning to early afternoon:
If we fast-forward a bit into the evening hours, you can see more rain developing across Minnesota:
Some showers could be a little heavier as we near Sunday evening/Sunday night. Gradually, as we head through Monday, we’ll see more rain showers gradually shift to mixed showers, with the possibility of minor snow accumulations surrounding Tuesday.
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.