Wednesday: Sun today in Minneapolis forecast, then April showers

Looking at our Twin Cities forecast, there’s quite a bit of wet weather on the way. Everything from light sprinkles to the chances for our first rumbles of thunder, and lots of showers in the extended forecast.

Here’s a look at your Minneapolis/St. Paul 7 day forecast:

There’s a lot of good in that 7-day forecast – see those four days in a row of 60 degree temperatures – and a lot of not so good… Let’s talk about those showers.

Looking toward Thursday, we’ll be watching some showers nudge up from southern MN, which could result in a few early snow/mixed showers. Then by evening rain chances arrive:

This map above is the future radar for Thursday evening, as showers nudge in from the south. We’re not expecting a significant accumulation of rainfall, but some light rain will move through the area.

By Friday we are already looking at our next chances, possibly lingering early – but then new chances arriving late-evening to Saturday:

That image above? That’s Saturday morning’s shower chances. We’ll also be watching some storm energy arrive on Saturday that could change some light showers over to light thunderstorms.

The shower chances don’t end there, though, as we see additional light thunderstorm chances heading into Sunday.

Stay tuned to this active, spring-like, forecast!

Aaron Shaffer About Aaron Shaffer
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.