February 2017 was the 3rd warmest since 1895. Last month was also the 18th consecutive month will above normal temperatures. The rest of the nation was unusually warm as well and as a result signs of spring are now showing up earlier than normal. In fact, in parts of the Southeast spring is 20 days ahead of schedule. This estimate is based on early leafing plants and animal migrations.
Spring-like weather returns with temperatures in the 60s by early next week. Snow this season is running 15 inches below normal. Even Seattle has had more snow than Minneapolis last February! While warm enough for rain Monday, the Twin Cities typically average 10.3 inches of snow in March.
Summer brings warm afternoons perfect for biking, but the summer heat and humidity can also spark thunderstorms and severe weather. Be prepared for any type of adverse weather headed your way with Aeris Pulse.
NWS Twin Cities Weather Story