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.
Watertown, OH (1901)
April 19-21, 45 inches of snow - state record.
El Paso, TX (1971)
4" of snow -- late season record.
Providence, RI (1976)
Second day of early season heat wave, 98 degrees in northeastern part of the city.