Warmth will continue to hold in Minneapolis to close out the week, providing residents and visitors with milder weather for the beginning of April.
At midweek, temperatures spiked to more seasonable levels accompanied by some sun, making it a warm day for the Twins game against the Oakland Athletics.
Clouds will hover over Minneapolis through Saturday, but rain showers both Friday and Saturday night may dampen the baseball games between the Twins and the Kansas City Royals.
Sunshine will return on Sunday, but temperatures will plummet back down into the 40s for the rest of the weekend.
The sun will stay around the city through next Tuesday, but cloudy skies will return for mid-April.
There were storms along the flight path, AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Dave Samuhel said.
Rain, snow, and unseasonably cold conditions will impact much of the West through the upcoming week with the threat of snow reaching the Desert Southwest by midweek.
While lacking across a large part of the United States on Christmas Day, arctic air is set to make a comeback during the final days of 2014.
Ski areas will welcome the fresh power that will blanket mountains from the Alps and Apennines into the Balkans.
A storm will spread rain and disruptive snow across southeast Europe into Monday.
As snow winds down over the Central states late this weekend between Christmas and New Year's Day, a new storm will ramp up over the Northwest and will lead to travel disruptions.
Swisshome, OR (1998)
9.90" of rain in a 30 hour period.
Buffalo, NY (2001)
An amazing 26.2" more snow buried the city, bringing the 5 day total (at the airport) to 81.5". The previous record for an entire month was 68.4" in December, 1985. In addition, a new record snow depth was established at 44". All unnecessary travel was banned, and a state of emergency was declared by the governor.
New England (1839)
Third of Triple snowstorms - 24" of snow in Hartford; Worcester pressure: 28.77"; Boston - whole gales swept coast - studied by Redfield & Espy.