Detailed forecast

Winds will be light from the northwest today as an upper level ridge and surface high pressure approaches from the west. Temperatures will be in the teens east and single digits west. Skies will be sunny. Green AQI values are expected statewide. On Saturday, winds switch to the southeast. Clear skies and light winds overnight will produce a strong morning inversion. Broken clouds will move in during the day and temperatures will be in the upper teens west and low 20s east. Yellow AQI values are possible in the southeast part of the state. On Sunday, an upper level disturbance moves across the state and snow develops across southern MN. Winds increase and switch from the northeast. Yellow AQI values are again possible in the MSP core. Green AQI is expected for the rest of the state. On Monday, high pressure moves in from the northwest. Winds will be light from the north. The large area of high pressure will slowly track southeast and then northeast across the state Tuesday and Wednesday. Yellow AQI is possible in the southeast part of the state Monday through Wednesday.