Your forecast for today: Very unseasonably cold temperatures will stick with us again today and through the rest of this week into the weekend. Temperatures are running some 15 to 20 degrees below average for afternoon highs this week. The cold northwesterly wind pattern will keep most of the significant snowfall to our south the next several days, and keep the Northland on the colder and drier side. We will see some sunshine mixed in along with the chilly temperatures today with a high near 27°. Winds gusting up to 20 mph will likely keep wind chills in the teens.

Tonight: Skies will become mostly cloudy this evening and overnight as a system brings snow to Southern Minnesota and Central Wisconsin, but once again we will stay on the cold and dry side of the system with an overnight low near 13°.

Tomorrow: After starting out under mostly cloudy skies Wednesday morning, we will see a little more sunshine in the afternoon under partly cloudy skies. Don’t expect much of a warm-up though as very cold air remains in place with a high near 28°.

It looks like the well below average temperatures are here to stay with us through the week with highs struggling to reach the freezing mark through much of the week into the weekend. With the cold air in place we will stay mainly dry with just some light snow showers possible by the weekend, which could be good news for deer hunters.

I’m Meteorologist Taylor Dayton with the WDIO storm team. Have a great day!