The big freeze is coming for the weekend in Winnipeg, so enjoy the mild temperatures right now.

A week of daytime highs well above normal will continue to linger until Friday. After that the temperature drops like a rock, plummeting to –20 C and –22 C for Saturday and Sunday.

Normals for this time of year are a daytime high of –13 C and overnight low of –24 C.

Winnipeg forecast for Tuesday

  • High –7 C.
  • Sunny in morning, increasing cloud in afternoon.
  • Cloudy overnight.
  • Low –11 C.
Extended forecast for Winnipeg

John Sauder's extended forecast for Winnipeg. (John Sauder/CBC)