Despite a dry Tuesday, Minneapolis will see multiple chances of rain through the second half of the week.
After a mild Monday, the temperatures will receive a glancing blow on Tuesday, dropping into the low 60s which is right around the normal temperature of 61 F for this time of year.
There is a chance of rain and thunderstorms late Tuesday night into Thursday, with the better chance of precipitation on Thursday.
Any storm has the potential to disrupt outdoor activities. Motorists need to be aware of high water on highways, and golfers and other sporting enthusiasts should exit golf courses and playing fields when thunder is heard.
Behind the storm system, it will turn cooler for the weekend with highs in the mid- to upper 50s.
After a period of above-average temperatures across most of the Midwest and Northeast last week, a complete reversal in the weather pattern will move in this week.
A new round of thunderstorms will bring the risk of severe weather across parts of central Texas and Oklahoma to the lower Mississippi Valley.
Global warming and climate change, two terms that are treated synonymously in most media coverage and casual debate, have been shown to spark different reactions from the American public.
As residents are far from over with the recent cold winter across the Great Lakes, Mother Nature will bring the return of snowflakes to the region this week.
April 20 marks the five-year anniversary of the BP oil spill that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
A slow-moving storm in the Tasman Sea will lead to strong winds, rain and pounding surf along the eastern Australia coast into Wednesday.
Lander, WY (1963)
20" snow; many livestock perished.
Havre, MT (1967)
17" of snow.
Midland, TX (1989)
101 degrees -- first 100 degree or higher reading in April since 1930.