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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One more January chilly snap is underway, based on WCCO-TV Chief Meteorologist Chris Shaffer.
A high-pressure system is conserving the skies clear over Minnesota, but it surely’s an arctic system that’s bringing in brutally chilly air that’s going to stay round for the following couple days.
The complete state will probably be effectively under zero in a single day, with wind chills making it really feel within the minus double digits all over the place, That’s why the Nationwide Climate Service issued wind chill warnings for a lot of northern, western and southeastern Minnesota by Wednesday. Feels-like temps will probably be as chilly as minus 45 levels. Frostbite is feasible in uncovered pores and skin in simply 10 minutes in these situations.
The Twin Cities, southwestern and far of east-central Minnesota are beneath wind chill advisories, the place it might really feel as chilly as minus 35 levels by Tuesday morning.
The precise air temperature for many of the state Tuesday will probably be simply above or simply under zero, with the metro solely warming to minus 1. The excessive strain will result in stunning sunshine and comparatively low wind speeds Tuesday. However that received’t cease temps from bottoming out Wednesday morning, with extra widespread double-digits lows, together with a low of minus 15 within the metro.
The excessive strain will drift to the south all through Tuesday, resulting in a Wednesday warm-up. Highs will probably be within the excessive teenagers and 20s, with some cities in southwestern Minnesota even warming by 50 levels in a 24-hour interval.
The following shot of snow will hit northern Minnesota in a single day Thursday, with some flurries doable within the metro.
Highs will probably be within the excessive teenagers and 20s Wednesday by Sunday, with Monday’s excessive approaching 30.