Temps Improve After Parts of Metro Hit with 2 to 6 Inches of Snow

Updated: 01/18/2014 7:56 PM
Created: 01/18/2014 7:37 AM
By: Megan Stewart

Weather conditions improved throughout Saturday after a cold and snowy Friday night. Highs reached the low 20s by 3 p.m.

Sunday, the warmest day in the forecast, should see highs in the low 30's from the Twin Cities and south. meteorologist Sam Ryan says the west and south metro appear to be the hardest hit by the snow that started falling just after midnight. Anywhere from 2 to 6 inches of snow fell in the metro by 9 a.m. as the snow wrapped up.

Bloomington had 5.5 inches, 4.5 inches reportedly fell in Chaska and Faribault, while Blaine and White Bear Lake saw 2.5 inches. To the north Monticello saw 5 inches and St. Cloud received 6 inches. Get more snow totals here.

A number of cities have declared a snow emergency, including Bloomington, Golden Valley, Lonsdale and St. Louis Park.

Expect some patchy sun for Saturday with highs in the 20s. Sunday will be warmer with a high near 31 under a partly sunny sky. Then a cold snap moves in for the first part of the week with temps in the single digits.

Track KSTP weather here.

Vehicle off the road on I-94 near Fergus Falls.
Photo: Minnesota State Patrol

Minneapolis/St. Paul

83° | 70°
  • Feels like: 70° F
  • Wind: ENE 9mph
  • Humidity: 93%
  • Sun Slight chance of a thunderstorm
    90° | 68°
  • Mon A few clouds
    80° | 60°
  • Tue Showers and thunderstorms
    74° | 58°
  • Wed Mainly cloudy and rainy
    71° | 57°