After a couple of days with temperatures typical of the opening days of spring, big changes are on the way for Minneapolis.
Winter is expected to strike back during the weekend as a dose of arctic air returns behind a cold front. Temperatures will drop into the 20s during the day with lows plunging into the single digits overnight.
Anyone outdoors during the overnight and evening hours should wear the proper layers, as cold-related injuries are possible.
The cold air will linger through at least the middle of the week and temperatures will be well below average for the latter part of March.
The city's next chance for some snow showers will come on Monday afternoon with a coating up to 1 inch of snow possible.
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