Cloudy, Light Snow Saturday; Bitter Cold Super Bowl Sunday

February 03, 2018 12:05 PM

Roughly 2 to 4 inches of snow are expected to fall in the metro area Saturday before temperatures plummet for Super Bowl Sunday.

KSTP Meteorologist Jonathan Yuhas said the high Saturday is expected to be 18 degrees. He said it's expected to be cloudy with a light wind. Snow began falling late Saturday morning and was expected to continue into the early afternoon.

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Then, Yuhas said it's expected to become much colder Saturday night, with wind speeds increasing up to 20 mph and low temperatures dropping to -3 degrees and a wind chill of up to -20 degrees.

On Sunday, Yuhas said to expect some flurries in the morning before a partly cloudy and bitterly cold afternoon. Yuhas said temperatures will hover around -5 degrees with wind chills of up to -20 degrees.

A wind chill advisory is expected to go into effect at 4 a.m. Sunday for the following counties: Anoka, Benton, Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Kandiyohi, Le Sueur, Martin, McLeod, Meeker, Mille Lacs, Nicollet, Ramsey, Redwood, Renville, Scott, Sherburne, Sibley, Stearns, Washington, Watonwan and Wright.

Yuhas advised those venturing outside for the big game and related activities to dress in warm layers.

RELATED: How to Dress in Layers for Winter, from a Minnesota Expert

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