Not as cold Tuesday afternoon; warmer air building in

Tuesday temperature will still be below normal

Tue T ANOM
Forecast temperature anomalies (departure from normal) Tuesday
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, via Pivotal Weather

After a frigid start, Tuesday’s temperatures will be warmer than Monday’s but still below normal. Milder air builds in for Wednesday into the weekend. 

Cold air departs as milder pattern develops 

After a cold start, with many locations experiencing the coldest low temperatures so far, we’ll rebound Tuesday. While still below normal, afternoon high temperatures will be warmer than Monday. We’ll also have patchy cloud cover.

tue hi 6
Forecast highs Tuesday
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, via Pivotal Weather

Wind chill values by Tuesday afternoon will be improved thanks to lighter winds and warmer temperatures. 

tue chills
Morning and afternoon forecast wind chills Tuesday
NOAA, via Pivotal Weather

South winds will develop along with a shift in the upper level pattern allowing for warmer air to move in for Wednesday. Highs will be into the 40s across southern Minnesota.

wed hi 6
Forecast highs Wednesday
NOAA, via Pivotal Weather

Temperatures remain near or above normal into the weekend.

We’re watching a developing storm system closely for the weekend. It could bring rain and snow to the Upper Midwest, including parts of Minnesota. 

Grow the Future of Public Media

MPR News is supported by Members. Gifts from individuals power everything you find here. Make a gift of any amount today to become a Member!