It's going to snow just a little bit in eastern parts of Minnesota on Thursday morning, followed by gusty winds and free-falling temperatures.
That'll set the stage for some ridiculously cold days Friday-Wednesday, with Saturday-Monday looking to be the worst of the polar push as daily high temps may fail to break zero all three days.
Novak Weather discusses the snow and cold in his Grand Casino video briefing. Here's a look at how cold the National Weather Service expects the wind chills to drop.
The weather service is forecasting 1-3 inches of snow for the Twin Cities, while Novak Weather says it won't be completely shocking if northwest suburbs get 2 inches while southeastern 'burbs wind up with closer to 4 inches.