A pleasant Sunday; dry in most areas through Sunday night

Light snow possible in northern Minnesota Monday

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport reported a high of 53 degrees on Saturday. That’s a typical Twin Cities high temperature in late October, not late November. Temps will be closer to normal Sunday afternoon.

Sunday highs and winds

Our average Nov. 27 Twin Cities high temperature is 36 degrees. Metro area highs will reach the upper 30s to around 40 degrees this Sunday. Most of Minnesota and western Wisconsin will have Sunday highs in the 30s, with a few upper 20s possible in far northwestern Minnesota:

Sunday forecast highs
National Weather Service

A few spots in southern Minnesota could touch 40.

Sunday afternoon wind gusts will be in the 12 to 17 mph range in many areas:

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Sunday noon forecast wind gusts
National Weather Service

Forecast wind gusts are in knots, with 13 knots equal to 15 mph.

Wind chill temperatures in the 20s to lower 30s are expected in most locations this afternoon:

Sunday noon forecast wind chill
National Weather Service

Snow chance north on Monday

Sunday and Sunday night are expected to be dry across most of Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

There’s a chance of light snow in roughly the northern third of Minnesota on Monday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s North American Mesoscale (NAM) forecast model shows the potential precipitation pattern from 5 a.m. Monday to 10 p.m. Monday:

Simulated radar from 5 a.m. Monday to 10 p.m. Monday
NOAA, via Tropicaltidbits.com

We have updated weather information for Minnesota and western Wisconsin on the Minnesota Public Radio News network, and on the MPR News live weather blog.


Our Tuesday commutes could be affected by snow. A new Updraft blog will be posted around 10:20 today with details on who may see the most snow.

Programming note

You can hear my live weather updates on MPR News at 7:35 a.m., 9:35 a.m. and 4:39 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.