Frigid Temps for St. Patrick's Day Events in the Metro

Updated: 03/16/2013 7:16 PM KSTP.com By: Maricella Miranda

Temperatures are expected to be below average Saturday across the Twin Cities - leaving frigid weather for St. Patrick's Day party goers.

On Saturday, the metro is expected to have a high of 26 degrees - below the average of 41 degrees - with a low of 7 degrees by tonight, according to KSTP.com meteorologist Jonathan Yuhas.

Northern Minnesota experienced temperatures below zero Saturday morning.

Up to 3 inches of light snow is expected to fall in the metro Sunday night into Monday morning, affecting the morning traffic commute. Northeastern Minnesota will likely have heavier snowfall, especially in the Alexandria area, Yuhas said.

Frigid weather is expected to continue into next week in the metro, with temperatures reaching the 20's. A high of 30 is expected by Friday.