18z NAM model 1-15-19
And it begins…Get use to these wind chill headlines as will see plenty more of them in the days ahead.
Some cities included in tonight’s wind chill advisory
18z NAM-WRF model 1-15-19
Lows tonight will range from the single digits and teens below zero to single digits above zero. Highs Wednesday in the single digits and teens (Coldest temps in northern Minnesota)
Goes-16 water vapor satellite loop from Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
Active weather pattern in place, but the big storms will be taking the southern route and staying well away from the Northland through this weekend.
Weather Synopsis for Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin
Another mild day across the area today with highs in the 20s but a cold front pushed SE through the area this afternoon bringing a push of strong cold air advection into the Northland along with a wind shift from SW to NW. There was areas of dense freezing fog early this morning followed by patchy freezing drizzle this afternoon, otherwise skies were generally mostly cloudy today.
Will see a few snow showers and flurries around the area this evening as colder air continues to push in, otherwise for tonight partly to mostly cloudy and much colder with lows ranging from the teens below to single digits above zero. Gusty winds will continue tonight at 10 to 20 mph, gusts up to 30 mph.
A chilly Wednesday ahead but with these colder temperatures we should see more sun compared to what we have seen lately. Highs Wednesday in the single digits and teens.
Note: A reinforcing shot of cold arctic air arrives this weekend with daytime highs Friday through Sunday ranging from the single digits below to single digits above zero. Lows Friday night, Saturday night and Sunday night in the teens, 20s and 30s below. Dangerously cold wind chills are also expected over the weekend with additional wind chill headlines likely this weekend.
Duluth, Minnesota Climate Normals for January 16
Sunrise Wednesday: 7:49 AM CST
Sunset Wednesday: 4:48 PM CST