Call it solar therapy.
Friday’s abundant sunshine was good tonic for the cloud-weary Minnesota weather soul. Temperatures responded to our more powerful spring sunshine with 50s to near 60 degrees across most of Minnesota.
This weekend’s weather features a nice combination for early spring. Abundant sunshine, light winds, and near-average temperatures. This will be a pretty nice weekend for mid-April.
Highs Saturday reach the 50s across Minnesota.
Highs Sunday push the 60-degree mark in the Twin Cities and southern Minnesota. But northwest Minnesota feels the first breezes of next week’s cool front with highs in the 40s.
Cold front Monday
Monday brings another swipe of brisk air to Minnesota. Highs Monday hover in the 30s north and 40s south.
Freezing overnight temperatures linger early next week. Here’s a look at lows Tuesday morning.
The average date of the past 32-degree temperature at MSP Airport is April 25.
Temperatures moderate later next week. Highs again push the 60-degree mark in many spots by next Thursday.
Our spring is here. But prolonged warmth is reluctant.
Enjoy our beautiful early spring weekend.
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