Has winter delivered its final arctic blast?

After moderating a bit since Valentine’s Day, temperatures plummeted this week with an arctic high pressure system slowly moving over the state. Retired University of Minnesota climatologist and meteorologist Mark Seeley joined MPR News host Cathy Wurzer to talk about that arctic blast, and the forecast for the remainder of the winter.

The good news, he said, is temperatures will now trend upward — either near normal or above normal. That means, at least for the southern half of the state, we may have seen the last subzero temperature reading until next winter.

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