Showers and thunderstorms are set to begin the new week in the Minneapolis area.
The wet weather will move into the region on Monday and persist throughout the day.
Anyone with outdoor activities should closely monitor the weather conditions and seek shelter if thunder is heard.
Monday will be the coolest day of the week with daytime highs in the mid-60s, but the temperature will jump to near 80 for Tuesday.
Temperatures will continue in the 70s through the end of the week under a mix of clouds and sun.
The overnight lows through Thursday will be in the low to mid 50s.
The Balkan Peninsula will get a taste of summer through the midweek.
The threat for potentially damaging thunderstorms will shift eastward across Europe through midweek.
Parts of this week will feel more like summer across the Midwest and Northeast with the warmest days of 2015 so far.
Wind, seas and surf will build in advance of what could potentially become the first tropical system of 2015 along the southeastern Atlantic coast of the United States this week.
Daily episodes of severe thunderstorms and flooding downpours will impact the Plains this week, possibly lingering into the weekend.
Severe winter weather played a major role in paltry U.S. economic growth in the first quarter of 2015, but hopes are high for an increase in spring and summer sales in regions that were gripped by a long winter.