Warmer Wednesday and Thursday, another clipper system Friday

Temperatures will be 15 to 20 degrees above normal midweek

Forecast temperature anomalies (departure from normal) Wednesday
NOAA via pivotal weather

Wednesday will be much warmer with a mix of clouds and sun. Highs will be in the 40s and 30s. Thursday will bring 50s to southern Minnesota. A clipper system will bring colder air for the weekend.

Considerably warmer Wednesday through Friday, then cooler 

Wednesday begins a streak of very mild December days. Highs will be in the 40s in southern Minnesota with some low 50s in southwest Minnesota.

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Forecast highs Wednesday
NOAA via pivotal weather

Thursday will be warmer still with widespread 50s in southern Minnesota. Some spots could reach 60 in southwest Minnesota.

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Forecast highs Thursday
NOAA via pivotal weather

Friday will again be a mild day, but a clipper system will bring increased cloud cover, rain and snow showers to northern Minnesota.

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Forecast precipitation 12 p.m. Thursday through 9 a.m. Saturday
College of DuPage Weather

Colder temps are back for the weekend in the wake of Friday’s clipper system, but it will be more seasonable rather than frigid. Highs will be in the 30s south to 20s north. 

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