Cold Weather Continues, Slick Roads Still a Concern

January 12, 2018 10:29 PM

Bitter cold weather will remain in the Twin Cities Saturday, making conditions perfect for slick roadways.

KSTP Meteorologist Jonathan Yuhas said temperatures Saturday morning are expected to be below zero, with wind chills of minus 15 to minus 25 degrees. The National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory for a majority of the state that is in effect until 9 a.m.

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Temperatures will rise by Saturday afternoon, reaching 4 degrees, with wind chills of zero to minus 5 degrees.

KSTP Traffic Reporter Josie Smith said the cold weather makes conditions perfect for black ice. Smith suggested motorists use cautions when driving on overpasses, bridges and ramps.

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Temperatures are expected to warm up again slightly on Sunday, however, snow is expected. Yuhas said snow accumulation will range from 2 to 4 inches.

Temperatures are expected to drop again Monday and Tuesday, with temperatures only reaching zero.

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