March 13, 2018 10:25 PM
If there's a downside to the beautiful weather this week in the Twin Cities, it's that the daily freeze-thaw cycle is doing its best to break up the roads.
KSTP Chief Meteorologist Dave Dahl says that every time water freezes, it expands "with the force of a jackhammer," and that vehicles passing over that ice cause the pavement to break up.
The trend is expected to continue at least until the weekend, as overnight temperatures through Thursday are expected to be in the mid-20s.
On the flip side, though, the sun will continue to shine. Wednesday's high is expected to reach 45, and by Saturday the Twin Cities should be in the 50s, Dahl says.
A return to the mid to high-30s is expected early next week.
Updated: March 13, 2018 10:25 PM
Created: March 13, 2018 08:34 PM
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