PAST CLIMATE MAPS
Temperatures are expected to average above normal with colder than normal temperatures favored for Minnesota and North Dakota. Precipitation is expected to total below normal.
Fair skies with passing light snows are favored from Tuesday to Friday, Jan. 1-3.
The period, Saturday to Saturday, Jan. 4-12 is expected to be dominated with mostly sunny skies and cold temperatures. Snow, if any, is favored to be confined to the northern portions of the Midwest.
Milder temperatures with fair skies are expected from Sunday to Tuesday, Jan. 13-15.
Expect a passing winter storm over Minnesota, Iowa and regions south and east from Wednesday to Friday, Jan. 16-18. Moderate to locally heavy snow totals are possible with temperatures dropping.
Fair skies with passing light snows are favored over the northern portions of the Midwest from Saturday to Wednesday, Jan. 19-23. Expect seasonable temperatures.
A more active snow pattern is favored over much of the Midwest from Thursday to Thursday, Jan. 24-31. Although more active I really don't expect heavy snow totals. Snow totals should be light to moderate.