Now that the first significant winter storm of the season for central and southern Minnesota has done its work, get ready for a bit of a weather rollercoaster:  colder today,  then warming up quite a bit by Friday, but much colder Saturday, then warmer again Sunday.  Meteorologist Brent Hewett at the National Weather Service in Chanhassen takes a well-seasoned view of it:

“We are going down the hill, but there is some smaller bumps in-between, before we bottom out here.   So we’ll enjoy the warmer weather days that are in between the cold ones, I guess.”

By Friday, highs are expected in the mid 20s to lower 30s north, and near 40 in southern Minnesota.