Mostly single-digit temps expected Saturday in the metro

January 19, 2019 06:59 AM

A cold day in the metro area is in the forecast for Saturday.

Mostly single-digit temperatures were expected Saturday, with a high of only about 10 degrees.

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KSTP Meteorologist Jonathan Yuhas said to expect wind chills around zero degrees and northwest winds up to 10 mph.

Then, Sunday is expected to be sunny, with temperatures once again mostly in the single digits. Afternoon clouds and snow flurries are possible while temperatures are expected to rise slightly.

On Friday, the Minnesota State Patrol reported there were 76 crashes statewide from 2-9 p.m. Ten of those crashes caused injuries, the state patrol reported, and none were fatal. There were also 68 spinouts Friday during that time period. 

Early Friday evening, the National Weather Service reported there were 11 inches of snow in Clarks Grove, 10 inches in Sherburn, 8.5 inches in Albert Lea, 8 inches in Amboy, 8 inches in Glenville, 6 inches in St. James, 4 inches in Mankato, 4 inches in Waseca and 1.5 inches in Prior Lake.

RELATED: Snow accumulates in southern Minnesota as storm moves through

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