Break out the lawn chairs.
The temperature at Twin Cities International Airport hit 41 degrees at 1pm today. Other metro locations joined the party as of 2pm.
WEATHER ROUNDUP FOR MINNESOTA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
200 PM CST TUE MAR 02 2010
Twin Cities Metro
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
TWIN CITIES MOSUNNY 41 15 35 N3 30.12F
ST PAUL SUNNY 42 15 33 N6 30.14F
CRYSTAL SUNNY 41 17 38 CALM 30.12F
This is the warmest reading at MSP since December 1st when we hit 47 degrees. It also marks the first time in just over 3 months we have hit 40 in the metro.
The mild air mass and strong March sun has boosted temps to 40 in many Minnesota locations today. And now for some really good news, the weather winning streak should continue all week long. We have a shot at 40 or better right through the upcoming weekend.