Minnesota weather: Here's how warm it'll get this weekend

A seasonably chilly day on Friday ahead of a warmer weekend, where highs could climb close to 40 degrees.

Friday will feature seasonable sunshine, with relaxing breezes and a bright blue sky. The high will be around 28 degrees in the Twin Cities metro. It'll be a bit cooler in northeastern Minnesota and a few degrees higher in southwestern Minnesota. 

Friday night won't be as cold and will be fairly clear with a low of around 20 degrees.

The melting trend returns on Saturday and into next week. Saturday will be mild with pleasant sunshine and a high of around 38 degrees in the Twin Cities. Highs in the mid to upper 30s are expected across much of Minnesota and western Wisconsin on Saturday. 

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Sunday will offer more melting, with a high of 37 degrees. It'll be warm to start the work week, with a high of 40 degrees on Monday and a high in the low 40s on Tuesday, which is Valentine's Day. 

The thawing trend continues for much of the seven-day forecast.