Cold Blast Continues Across Minnesota as Temps Plunge

Updated: 01/27/2014 10:42 PM
Created: 01/26/2014 7:35 AM
By: Leslie Dyste

The extreme cold will grip Minnesota into Tuesday as it continues to impact schools and roads.

A large portion of the state remains under a Wind Chill Warning until noon Tuesday.

Twin Cities temperatures had dipped to 9 below zero by 8:45 p.m. meteorologist Jonathan Yuhas says temperatures in the metro will near 20 degrees below zero, with wind chills of 25 to 40 below zero by sunrise. He says highs Tuesday will be near 2 below zero. It will be warmer Wednesday with highs in the lower 20s.

Due to the extreme cold, Minneapolis Public Schools, St. Paul Public Schools and the Anoka Hennepin School District are among the larger metro districts that had canceled classes Monday, and have canceled classes again for Tuesday.

Track KSTP weather here.

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Few Clouds
65° | 40°
  • Feels like: 56° F
  • Wind: WNW 10mph
  • Humidity: 45%
  • Sun Plenty of sun
    65° | 50°
  • Mon Showers possible in the afternoon
    65° | 45°
  • Tue More clouds than sun
    53° | 36°
  • Wed More sun than clouds
    50° | 35°