By Sunday morning temperatures will have fallen nearly 50 degrees in western Minnesota. Dangerously cold wind chills are expected across much of the state.
Use caution when taking to the roadways Tuesday and Tuesday night.
Temperatures in the single digits early Monday morning are going to to be even colder Tuesday. However, on Wednesday the cold air eases and temperatures will moderate some.
More heat and humidity are in store for southern Minnesota, where a heat advisory has been posted for today. Look for heat index values to once again approach 100 degrees this afternoon.
Powerful thunderstorms are expected to erupt along a cool front in northeast Minnesota this evening and then track southeast.
A cool front was draped over far northern Minnesota resulting in a rather larget cluster of thunderstorms early this morning. Debris clouds from the decaying storms will hold the tempreatures down in that region this afternoon.
The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a heat advisory for the greater Twin Cities Metro area from this afternoon until Thursday evening. The heat island of the urban region will hold overnight minimums in the upper 70s.
There has been a lot of talk about the heavy rain in some locations of Minnesota over the weekend. It is probably fair to point out that many places missed out on the more than generous rains.
A cluster of showers and thunderstorms will move east across southern Minnesota this morning and into Wisconsin, northeast Iowa and northern Illinois.
A sunny Monday and Tuesday brings us the spring weather we've been waiting for. But starting Tuesday night, bouts of showers and thundershowers are forecast for rest of the week.
Confidence is growing for a major winter storm to take aim at Minnesota, the eastern Dakotas and northwest Wisconsin this weekend, with areas of the upper Midwest likely to be buried in heavy snow Saturday night and Sunday.
As darkness sets in and the moisture cools , freezing rain becomes a concern for travelers.
Late this afternoon a burst of snow, reducing visibilities to a half mile, was moving through central Minnesota. This snow band should pass through the Twin Cities between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Heavy snow may accumulate more than six inches north and west from Fargo to Baudette later tonight and Thursday.