Minnesotans are waking up to frigid temperatures Wednesday morning, and unfortunately it's just the beginning of record-breaking cold weather.
The high temperature Wednesday in Minneapolis will be about 28 degrees and then the bottom falls out with an overnight low of 7 degrees, which would shatter the all-time record low of 12 degrees set in 1979.
That sets the stage for a bitter cold Home Opener for the Twins as they take on the Seattle Mariners Thursday afternoon. The National Weather Service says it'll be unlikely to break past 30-35 degrees, resulting in highs in the upper 20s to mid-30s if we're lucky.
The all-time record cold Home Opener is 34 degrees. There's also a chance for some light snow during the game.
Friday is worse, with a high of just 21 degrees in the Twin Cities expected and wind gusts up to 25 mph making it downright miserable.
April in Minnesota has never seen a daily high temperature of less than 20 degrees, so an all-time record cold high temp is certainly possible.
The weekend won't be much warmer and then there's another chance for several inches of snow, especially across western Minnesota.