Cold Saturday into early Sunday; temps rebound Sunday afternoon

Recap of November weather in the Twin Cities

Yes, this is cold enough for me. Thanks for asking!

The Saturday morning low temp at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was four degrees above zero. Most of northern Minnesota had below-zero low temperatures, and many spots in the north had morning wind chill temps in the 20s below zero.

Saturday afternoon highs will be mainly in the teens across Minnesota and western Wisconsin. There will be a few 20s in far southern Minnesota and in parts of west-central Minnesota. Portions of far northern Minnesota will have single-digit highs today.

Most of the Twin Cities metro area will top out in the upper teens Saturday afternoon, but a stray 20 is possible. Our average Twin Cities high temp is 33 degrees this time of year. Metro area wind chills are expected to remain below zero into early afternoon.

Temperature trends

Low temperatures late Saturday night/early Sunday will be in the single digits across much of northern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin, with mainly teens to the south:

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Forecast lows late Saturday night/early Sunday morning
National Weather Service

Sunday highs reach the 20s in much of the north, with 30s to the south:

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Sunday forecast highs
National Weather Service

Metro area highs will be around 30 degrees Sunday afternoon.

Sunday afternoon wind chill temps will be in the single-digits above zero in northern Minnesota, with mainly teens above zero elsewhere:

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Sunday noon forecast wind chills
National Weather Service

Sunday afternoon wind chills will be in the 20s in southwestern Minnesota.

Back to high temperatures, Twin Cities metro area highs are projected to be around 30 degrees on Monday, then around 20 Tuesday followed by lower 20s Wednesday, mid 20s Thursday and around 30 on Friday.

Snow chances north Sunday PM

Parts of far northern Minnesota could see a few light snow showers late Sunday afternoon and Sunday evening.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s North American Mesoscale (NAM) forecast model shows the potential precipitation pattern from noon Sunday to 11 p.m. Sunday:

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Simulated radar from noon Sunday to 11 p.m. Sunday
NOAA, via Tropicaltidbits.com

You can find updated weather information for Minnesota and western Wisconsin on the Minnesota Public Radio News network, and on the MPR News live weather blog.

Minnesota road conditions can be found here. Wisconsin road conditions can be found here.

Metro snow chances

The Twin Cities metro area could see some light snow Monday morning and also Tuesday afternoon and evening. Check forecast updates.

Weather nuggets

  • The average Twin Cities temp this November was slightly (three-tenths of a degree) warmer than normal.

  • The November snowfall total at MSP airport was 13 inches.

  • Over the past 25 years, there have been just two Novembers with more than 10 inches of snow at MSP airport; the other one was November of 2019, with 14.3 inches.

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.