Persistent showers across much of Europe will make for a soggy day or two through the Easter holiday being celebrated across the continent.
Two disturbances will be providing just enough moisture to bring clouds and some showers this weekend.
The larger system already brought showers from Greece and Bulgaria to Belarus and Poland on Saturday.
Many areas received enough rain to wet the ground with this system, but widespread heavy rain was not observed with most places picking up less than 25 mm of rain.
Volker Kraft fixes an egg at an apple tree decorated with about 10,000 painted Easter eggs in their garden in Saalfeld, central Germany, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The Kraft family has decorated their tree for Easter for more than 40 years. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
The second system dipping into Europe brought more showers to Europe on Saturday, namely from France to Italy.
A pair of weak storm system pushing onshore in Portugal and Spain will bring showers through most of the day on Easter Sunday. This could dampen the city of Seville, Spain, where the processions de Semana Santa have been taking place all week.
Intermittent showers will also stretch from Wales, southern England and France back to Poland, Ukraine, Greece and northern Italy.
After two days of rain in the city of Rome some drier weather looks to finally be in the forecast for Sunday. A few lingering clouds could be around during the morning, but sunshine will be breaking through for Sunday afternoon.
Pope Francis greets faithful as he arrives at the Don Gnocchi Foundation Center in Rome on Holy Thursday, April 17, 2014. This pre-Easter ritual is designed to show his willingness to serve like a "slave." (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)
In total, the amount of rain in most locations on Sunday will stay near 15 mm (or about 0.6 of an inch) or less, but it will be enough to cause nuisance to outdoor activities and ceremonies throughout the day.
An unusually strong push of cool air for early September will move southward along the Atlantic Seaboard into the Labor Day weekend, before July-like heat returns by next week.
Strong thunderstorms will roll across the Upper Midwest while rain and strong winds roar through the Northwest this weekend.
While lulls in tropical activity in the Atlantic will continue, a rapid end to the hurricane season in September does not always occur during an El Nino.
After heat has dominated headlines this summer, cool air has finally taken control of the northern half of Europe with no signs of departing anytime soon.
Steering winds could take Ignacio, as a remnant storm, into the southeastern arm of Alaska or British Columbia during the middle days of next week.
While Tropical Storm Kevin will stay well away from Mexico, its moisture will still lead to an increase in showers and thunderstorms from Baja California to the Four Corners region of the United States.
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