It’s still breezy Saturday, but the window-rattling winds of Friday evening have eased up.
The peak Friday wind gust at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was 47 mph. Here’s a list of peak Friday evening wind gusts, which included a gust of 55 mph at Redwood Falls:
A more extensive list of Friday wind gusts can be found here.
Cold start to the weekend
We’re starting Saturday with temps in the single digits above and below zero in most of Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Wind chill temps are in the teens and 20s below zero.
A wind chill advisory continues until 10 a.m. in most of northwestern Minnesota for wind chills of 20 to 30 below zero:
Saturday highs will be mainly in the teens:
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There will be some 20s in far southern Minnesota and a few single-digit highs near the Canadian border.
Saturday afternoon wind gusts will be in the 14 to 22 mph range:
Forecast wind gusts are in knots, with 14 knots equal to 16.1 mph.
Saturday afternoon wind chill temps (which are based on sustained winds, not gusts) will be below zero in most of Minnesota and western Wisconsin:
High temps rebound on Sunday, with highs ranging from 20s in the north to 30s in southern Minnesota:
It looks like a dry weekend in most areas, with just a few stray flurries at times.
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.