35 F. high in the Twin Cities Wednesday.
23 F. average high for January 9.
49 F. high on January 9, 2011.
3" snow on the ground. With rain and highs near 40 today and tomorrow that may shrink to 1" by Friday evening.
-5 to -10 F. wind chills expected Saturday night into Sunday.
A Runny Landscape. Yesterday was the 3rd day of the January Thaw, with temperatures 10-15 F. warmer than average. Afternoon highs ranged from 26 at Alexandria to 31 St. Cloud (down to 5" snow on the ground) to 35 in the Twin Cities and Eau Claire.
Paul's Conservation Minnesota Outlook for the Twin Cities and all of Minnesota:
"There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true".
- Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)