The nation will get a breather from extreme weather Easter Sunday with no major storm outbreaks.
Aside from Easter egg hunting, many nations across the globe will commemorate the holiday with their own customs.
Wet weather will will persist over the Southeast to kick off the weekend, while settled weather is in store farther north.
At least 13 are dead and three are still missing after an avalanche cascaded down a climbing route on Mount Everest early on Friday morning.
Although spring may be in full swing, more than one-third of the Great Lakes remains covered in ice.
Showers across much of Europe will make for a soggy day or two through the Easter holiday.
Throughout the United States, the greatest potential for the weather to disrupt outdoor plans and festivities on Easter Sunday exists across the Plains.
Dry weather from Easter weekend will hold through Monday in Boston for Patriots' Day and the 118th annual Boston Marathon.
While Pittsburgh will start the weekend on a mild note, even warmer air is expected for Easter Sunday.
The recent cool stretch of weather in Boston will depart for Easter weekend.
A magnitude 7.2 earthquake has struck over land near Acapulco.
Lexington, MA (1775)
Lexington-Concord Day; crisp anticyclone morning at 0700: 45.7 degrees, 29 56" rising, wind west, force 1, "very fair" sky - Prof. Winthrop noted at Cambridge, MA: "Battle of Concord will put a stop to observing."
Southern New Hampshire (1785)
Last snow of a famous late winter raised snow cover to 3 feet. Crust that supported horses that morning began to dissolve that afternoon.
Nation City, SD (1881)
79-day snow blockade lifted -- first train arrived.