We’re warming up in the Twin Cities’ forecast while we await our next big storm system. With the next one, however, we’ll be on the warmer side of things.
Hopefully you’re not waking up to frost this morning – as of 7 a.m. MSP airport was measuring 37 degrees, but that’s close enough to the frost threshold that some of you might have seen some. Thankfully, we warm up quickly. Here’s a look at your Minneapolis/St. Paul 7 day forecast:
Let’s talk about that storm system that arrives tomorrow, because we don’t get a lot of time between storm systems. Looking at the high-resolution computer models, you start to see rain chances moving in by midday Tuesday with a scattered/broken line of showers:
Those three images above show the progression (click the images to see the full size) of the storm system.
Midday Tuesday, in the first image, then Tuesday night on the second – with some of the best rain chances, and then the end of the storm Wednesday morning.
Follow Meteorologist Aaron Shaffer on Twitter. Aaron is a meteorologist who lives in Minneapolis and is the digital communications and social media associate for the nonprofit Avivo in Minneapolis. He is Ward 8's representative on the Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee, 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.