A character-building week for bike commutes for sure! Large, nasty beardcicles and snotcicles have been all the rage. And while it's cold as heck outside, our trails could not be better.
The snow we received Thursday will be the last bit we will see in the extended forecast. Little fanfare with the temps and precip through next week. Models continue to indicate warmer (slightly above freezing) conditions around the 16 & 17 of January. Get the snow while it's good!
Friday: Frigid, yet sunny. H: 0 Wind chill: -15 to -20
Friday Night: Clear. L: -10 Wind chill: -25 to -30
Saturday: Minor thaw. H: 13 L: 0 Wind: SW 7
Sunday: Mostly cloudy. H: 15 L: -1 Wind: NE 4
Monday: Another hit of cold. H: 4 L: -9 Wind: NW 7
Tuesday: Sunny. H: 7 L: 1 Wind: SW 4
Along with the arctic cold came an arctic high pressure just about the size of America itself. The central pressure of this high turned out to be record breaking Wednesday morning over Nebraska with an impressive 1056.9 mb reading.
Cold...it's all relative: What feels cold in Kentucky is totally different from what feels cold in Minnesota. Take a look at the National Weather Service criteria for Wind Chill Advisories and Warnings.
Summer brings warm afternoons perfect for biking, but the summer heat and humidity can also spark thunderstorms and severe weather. Be prepared for any type of adverse weather headed your way with Aeris Pulse.
NWS Twin Cities Weather Story