Much milder Sunday; turning cold again midweek

Temperatures will warm above normal statewide for Sunday through Tuesday. Then a Canadian cold front will bring snow, mainly to northern Minnesota, and a blast of cold air to the whole state.

Weather outook for the Twin Cities area
Weather outook for the Twin Cities area
Twin Cities National Weather Service

Sunday’s weather

Sunday will bring patchy light snow and flurries but no significant accumulations. Temperatures will be much milder, with highs in the 20s for most of Minnesota and low 30s in the southwest. The Twin Cities will have a high near 30 and a southwest wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph.

The mild air will hang around through Tuesday. Also on Tuesday, an area of snow will spread across northern Minnesota. Accumulations of several inches seem likely.

Canadian plunge

Then a sharp Canadian cold front will dive southeast across the state with blustery winds and much colder temperatures. Highs on Wednesday and Thursday should be held to the plus and minus single digits statewide.

Forecast high temperatures for Wednesday
Forecast high temperatures for Wednesday
NOAA Weather Prediction Center

Temperatures should recover to near normal again next weekend.

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