A sign of things to come for southern Minnesota, including the Twin Cities, was observed in northern parts of the state this morning as temperatures plummeted to near -30F and wind chill values dove into the negative 50s.
It'll get cold throughout the day today and into tomorrow. More details on that right here.
But these are the cold-weather leaders for the early part of the day Tuesday in Minnesota, and the temps are still dropping. .
Coldest air temperatures in northern Minnesota
- -29F, Flag Island
- -27F, Birchdale, Roseau, Warroad, Baudette
- -26F, Cotton, Hallock, Donaldson, International Falls
- -25F, Littlefork, Margie, Northome, Thief River Falls, Bemidji
- -24F, Bigfork, Cook, Effie, Orr
- -23F, Ash Lake
- -22F, Babbit, Inger, Buyck
- -21F, Deer River, Embarrass, Grand Rapids, Palmers, Hibbing, Chisholm, Walker
- -20F, Breezy Point, Cass Lake, Ely, Pine River, Longville
Coldest wind chills in northern Minnesota
- -61F, Flag Island
- -57F, Baudette
- -56F, Donaldson, Hallock
- -55F, Badger, Bemidji
- -54F, Gatzke
- -53F, Warroad
- -53F, Fosston, East Grand Forks
- -51F, Roseau, Thief River Falls
- -50F, Karlstad, Brooks
What about the Twin Cities?
The temperature at 9 a.m. at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was -8F with a wind chill of -28F. Here are some more 9 a.m. temps/wind chills.
St. Cloud: -13F/-34F
Duluth: -13F/-13F (calm wind)
By the way, it's going to stay below zero until mid-morning Friday in the Twin Cities.