Minnesota weather: Dangerous wind chills return Wednesday – WCCO
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Another January cold snap has arrived. And while it’s not the coldest we’ve had so far this month, it will linger a little longer.
WCCO chief meteorologist Chris Shaffer said the Twin Cities hit a high of 42 degrees on Monday, which is typical for mid-March.
No snow will fall overnight, but it will certainly be blown all around northern Minnesota, which received fresh snow on Tuesday. Wind speeds will be as fast as 40 mph statewide, including the metro.
The National Weather Service has issued a widespread wind chill warning for Minnesota through noon Wednesday. This does not include Metro and Western Wisconsin. Most of the state will feel like the teens and under 20s during this time, with parts of northern Minnesota feeling closer to minus 30.
The wind speed will drop by Wednesday evening, but it will still feel below zero until Thursday – which will only reach 2 degrees in the underground.
We will be warming up in the high teens on Friday which will also be our next chance for light snow. More flakes may fly Saturday and Sunday, and temperatures will return to single digits early next week.