Mixed Precip Today, Cold this Weekend
UNDATED – The National Weather Service says A very mild January air mass will be replaced by a strong arctic cold front later tonight.
In the short term, temperatures near freezing across portions of central Minnesota have created some icy spots, especially untreated roads, bridges and overpasses.
These temperatures will slowly rise above freezing this morning, allowing for better road conditions by noon. Area of fog and light drizzle will continue across southern Minnesota, some areas will have dense fog this morning, especially across southeast and east central Minnesota, as well as west central Wisconsin.
A sharp cold front will move across the state this evening. Behind this front, expect temperatures to rapidly drop into the teens and 20s, with single digits in the west after midnight. Strong southwest to west winds of 20 to 35 mph, will create wind chill values of 10 to 20 degrees below zero by morning.