There have been wild swings in temperature over the past week across Minnesota, and that will be the case again for the next week.
The battle zone between very cold air to the north and warm air to the south will set up right across the state of Minnesota over the next several days. The coldest air will stay well north of the Twin Cities.
After some sunshine Wednesday, expect similar weather today and Friday. Temperatures will stay cool through the end of the week.
The warmer air will really start to move in by Saturday. As it does so, there will be a great deal of clouds and even a rain shower or two.
Monday will be the peak of the warmth as temperatures get into the 50s across southern Minnesota.
It won't last, though. A blast of arctic air will cause temperatures to plummet by Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.
A strong, powerful tornado moved across north-central Kansas on Wednesday evening, leaving damage to homes and property in its wake.
As millions prepare to take part in Memorial Day weekend events, showers, storms and a potential tropical system could threaten outdoor activities and travel plans during the extended weekend.
Summerlike warmth will make it feel like the 90s F at times in the eastern United States through Memorial Day weekend, despite localized rainfall.
An area of showers and thunderstorms near the Bahamas has the potential to develop into a tropical system and impact part of the East Coast of the United States during Memorial Day weekend.
The threat for severe weather, including tornadoes and flash flooding, will expand across the central United States through the end of the week.
As summer approaches, sun protection becomes a vital part of daily activity.
A tornado of long duration was observed for 7 hours and 20 minutes and was said to extend 293 miles. The storm struck Mattoon and Charleston, killing 70 people.
New England (1967)
(25th-26th) Coastal New England battered by a great Nor'easter. Winds mounted to 70-80 mph on the coast. Blue Hill had sustained winds of 60 mph and Logan had sustained winds of 50 mph. Lowest pressure of 29.30" was measured over the ocean; 5-10" of snow fell in the Berkshires with considerable damage to the tobacco crop in the Connecticut River Valley. Temperature dropped to 31 degrees at Pittsfield on the 30th for a remarkable end of May freeze.
Cut Bank, MT (1982)
35 degrees with a mix of snow and rain. The high temperature from the previous day was 78.