Clearing skies and comfortable in today’s Minneapolis forecast
We’re starting off the day cloudy in the Twin Cities, but we’ll see some sun in the forecast ahead of our next batches of rain. Our extended forecast has a number of storm chances in it, as we start to transition to a more active and fall-like weather pattern.
Here’s a look at the current satellite view – and you can see some of the clouds centered right over the Midwest:
As that mass moves away and we get some daytime warming, we’ll see sun start to sneak in. Here’s a look at your Minneapolis 7 day forecast (and St. Paul 7 day forecast):
Looking ahead, showers and storms move in several times over the next few days.
Let’s talk about a few of them. We start with a round overnight tonight, lasting into the morning:
Then we see some lingering shower chances through the morning, with isolated to scattered shower and storm chances later in the afternoon.
That trend continues on and off until midweek next week, when we start to see some quieter conditions and sunny skies move in. 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.