Strong Cold Front Pushing Through the East; Frigid Air Returns To Upper Midwest

A strong cold front will push through the East to produce a number of hazards: heavy to excessive rainfall especially from D.C. to Boston, strong to severe storms in Florida, some snow in New England and gusty winds. Meanwhile, a clipper cold front will sweep through the Midwest and plunge through the Plains to deliver a fresh arctic air mass with frigid temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP)

Lat: 44.88°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 840ft.

Overcast

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 24 Jan 12:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Minneapolis MN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow showers likely, mainly between 3am and 5am.  Patchy blowing snow after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 1. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 1 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy blowing snow before 5pm. Mostly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around -3 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Blustery

    High: 4 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -27. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 5. Wind chill values as low as -22. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Cold

    High: 5 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 5. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 5 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around 0. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow

    Low: 0 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow showers likely, mainly between 3am and 5am. Patchy blowing snow after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 1. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
Patchy blowing snow before 5pm. Mostly sunny and cold, with a temperature falling to around -3 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -25. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -27. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 5. Wind chill values as low as -22. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 5. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around 0. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 8. East wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 0. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -4. West wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Minneapolis MN
 44.95°N 93.28°W (Elev. 886 ft)
9:56 pm CST Jan 23, 2019
1am CST Jan 24, 2019-6pm CST Jan 30, 2019
 
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