A wet Halloween could dampen spirits in Minneapolis this week but skies may clear with enough time to send trick-or-treaters out the door.
The rain began Wednesday afternoon as clouds overtook the skies. While temperatures were mild with highs around the mid-50s, a east to southeast wind gusted through the city Wednesday night.
On Halloween, skies will remain mostly cloudy but passing showers could moisten outdoor decorations and yard trinkets.
Showers will subside in the evening hours leaving only wet grounds for trick-or-treaters in the area.
Partly cloudy skies will add to the eerie demeanor of Halloween night.
On Friday, partly sunny skies will make a comeback during the daytime hours but the city may have a passing shower or two. Winds will pick up Friday gusting from the west to northwest between 10 and 12 mph.
However, wind gusts up to 21 mph are possible. Those with Halloween decor outside should consider taking it down, as higher gusts may blow them around.
For the weekend, temperatures will drop slightly as the high temperature for Saturday remains at 48 degrees. Some sunshine and clouds are in store on Saturday.
Sunday will be slightly warmer with highs in the 50s, as mostly sunny skies return. However, it will be breezy with gusts up 23 mph. Those looking to head outdoors should bring a jacket.
Maysak has become a super typhoon over the Pacific Ocean and will bring life-threatening conditions to Yap and the Philippines.
While portions of the mid-Atlantic have enjoyed a day or two of spring warmth in March, most of New York and New England will finally break out of the persistent winter chill.
A widespread severe weather threat will target the central Plains on Wednesday afternoon after spotty severe storms in the South into Tuesday evening.
A storm will accompany a press of chilly air during the first part of the Easter Weekend with rain and even accumulating wet snow in some locations of the Midwest and Northeast.
A storm that will first spread showers from Scotland and England across to Germany on Friday will then bring a steadier, soaking rain to eastern Europe and the Balkan Peninsula on Easter Weekend.
Residents across the Bay area can expect sunshine and dry weather through the holiday weekend.
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