Minnesota saw a number of climatological records broken in 2016. With liquid precip of 0.97 inches on Christmas Day, the Twin Cities broke the yearly precipitation record of 40.15 inches set back in 1911 with a new record of 40.32 inches.
Other temperature and precipitation records were broken throughout the year in the Twin Cities (Data: NOAA/NWS):
The 24 hour temperature difference is -29. We’re currently at 4 degrees above zero with a wind chill of -4. The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory that takes effect at midnight tonight and runs through 10 AM on Sunday. Wind chills will begin dropping to around 25 below after midnight. The most dangerous wind chills will be between the hours of 5 AM and 9 AM on Sunday morning. Continue reading “Dangerous cold sets in – Wind Chill Advisory issued”