Mild start to the week with midweek snow possible then colder

Highs near 40 in southern Minnesota Monday and Tuesday

Forecast temperature anomalies (departure from normal) Monday
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, via Pivotal Weather

Above-normal temperatures continue for the first half of the week. Snow showers develop Wednesday into Thursday followed by below normal temperatures for a change.

Mild then midweek snow showers 

A weak clipper system will bring a few flurries and more clouds to northern Minnesota but southern Minnesota should see sunshine and warmer conditions. Highs will be in the upper 30s to near 40 south to upper 20s northeast.

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Forecast highs Monday
NOAA, via Pivotal Weather

Those readings are still about 8 to 13 degrees above normal for the date. Overnight temps will dip into the 20s to teens under partly cloudy skies.

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Forecast lows Monday night
NOAA, via Pivotal Weather

Tuesday will see scattered clouds and highs again in the low 40s southwest to near 30 in northeastern Minnesota.

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Forecast highs Tuesday
NOAA, via Pivotal Weather

The next disturbance will develop snow showers across many portions of Minnesota Wednesday into Thursday. Accumulations are looking increasingly likely for many places but likely under a couple inches.

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Forecast precipitation 2 p.m. Tuesday through 6 p.m. Wednesday
College of DuPage weather lab

We’ll then see cooler air move in with potentially the first below normal temperatures in three or four weeks for most heading into the weekend. 

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