Cold waves will charge the Upper Midwest into the weekend, allowing temperatures to trend downward in Minneapolis.
A reinforced shot of chilly air will drive into the area on Saturday.
The colder air will be accompanied by more showers, and for some areas farther north across Minnesota, it may be cold enough for wet snow to mix in or fall alone.
High temperatures will only reach the mid 40s on Saturday, and a brisk breeze will make it feel even colder. AccuWeather RealFeel® temperatures will be in the upper 30s.
Those partaking in outdoor events or leaf peeping should be prepared with extra layers and jackets.
As showers and the sky clear Saturday night, the low temperature will plummet close to freezing. Sunday will be dry with some sun, but the high will stay stuck in the 40s once again.
The main weather concern to search crews through Monday in the vicinity of where the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 lost contact will be building seas.
A blast of cold air will over take the southern Plains on Saturday, reminding folks that winter is not over yet.
The brutally cold winter of 2013-14 has put a dent in the invasive insect population, but it won't be a total wipeout.
The long-lasting and relentless winter season has broken seasonal maintenance expenditure records across much of the U.S.
See the weather conditions anticipated for some of the top vacation destinations for spring breakers.
This March has been and will continue to be a month on the wild side with storms and temperature extremes.
Philadelphia, PA (1960)
Record low of 14 degrees -- 2nd day of 3 consecutive record lows, and 1 of 4 set during March 1960.
Philadelphia, PA (1941)
8.0" of snow.
Thule Air Base, Greenland (1972)
A wind gust of 207 mph recorded.