Meteorological spring (March-May) has begun! The coldest 90 days of the year, on average, are now behind us. Thunderstorms and temperatures in the 50s to return next week.
Strong signal for high-impact weather featuring a high probability of above normal precipitation March 8-10. This particular model (below) takes historical data and compares past events to the model forecast. Could be a while before we ride on dirt again.
The seasonal outlook from March through May indicates above normal temperatures for the Upper Midwest. In fact, this bias toward above normal temperatures may continue into summer 2016.
NWS Twin Cities Weather Story