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Arctic Air Pushes Readings to 26 Below in Parts of Minn.

Updated: 01/21/2014 10:13 PM
Created: 01/20/2014 12:15 PM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart

Another round of arctic air has arrived in Minnesota, pushing temperatures below zero across the state.
    
The wind is making those subzero temperatures feel like 10 to 25 degrees below in some parts of the state. The National Weather Service advised those heading outdoors to take extra precautions to avoid frostbite.
    
High temperatures Tuesday didn't make it much above zero. The mercury was 12 below in the Twin Cities Tuesday morning, 22 below at Bemidji and 26 below in Ely and Hibbing.

The temperate will drop to -2, with 1 to 2 inches of snow expected to fall in the metro overnight.

"A reinforcing shot of cold air moves in behind the snow, which means highs will stay in the single digits on Wednesday, with overnight lows Wednesday night getting down into the teens below zero," KSTP.com meteorologist Dave Dahl said.

Dave said it might be tough to get above zero on Thursday, before the next warm front moves in. 

As for the "bright spot" in the forecast, it looks like Friday is it--with temperatures in the mid to upper 20s. The warmer temps are expected to bring in some more snow.

See the full local forecast here.
   
 


Dense Fog Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Anoka; Benton; Carver; Chisago; Dakota; Douglas; Goodhue; Hennepin; Isanti; Kanabec; Kandiyohi; McLeod; Meeker; Mille Lacs; Morrison; Pope; Ramsey; Scott; Sherburne; Stearns; Stevens; Todd; Washington; Wright
Expires: 11/23/2014 8:00 AM

Dense Fog Advisory

WI AREAS AFFECTED: Barron; Chippewa; Dunn; Eau Claire; Pepin; Pierce; Polk; Rusk; St. Croix
Expires: 11/23/2014 8:00 AM

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Overcast
38°
37° | 36°
  • Feels like: 31° F
  • Wind: ESE 9mph
  • Humidity: 97%
  • Sun Occasional showers possible
    44° | 25°
  • Mon Windy with morning snow showers
    25° | 7°
  • Tue More sun than clouds
    24° | 12°
  • Wed Snow showers early
    20° | 6°

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