SUNDAY: SPRING BEGINS at 6:21pm. Mostly cloudy with rain showers. Isolated afternoon rumble of thunder? Up to another 0.25" of rain possible. Winds: SE turning WSW late 10-15mph. High:52
SUNDAY NIGHT: A few lingering showers. Low: 37
MONDAY: Damp start, then clearing. Mix of sun and clouds through the day with a cool north, northeast breeze developing. Winds: NE 10-15mph. High:51
TUESDAY: Rain/snow mix early, then changing to snow. Turning much cooler. Low: 34. High: 43
WEDNESDAY: Much colder with snow. Accumulations possible, especially through central and northern Minnesota. Low:26. High:34
THURSDAY: Lingering flurries early, then turning partly cloudy. Still cold. Low: 20. High: 36.
FRIDAY: Looks dry and chilly with a few passing clouds. Low: 18. High: 38
SATURDAY: Dry start with increasing pm clouds, light rain/snow mix developing across southern Minnesota. Low: 18. High:37
At 6:21pm today, the sun's most direct rays will pass over the Equator on its way into the Northern Hemisphere, signifying the start to spring! The Equinox also marks the date at which most locations on Earth have a sunrise and sunset nearly 12 hours apart.
I wish I had better news to spread about today's momentous occasion, unfortunately, spring this year will ring in on a soggy note with, perhaps, a few rumbles of thunder across southern Minnesota.
Filmed 5 km (3 miles) off the north-eastern coast of Japan, the images show the waves rolling towards a the Matsushima coast guard vessel. The captain steers the boat directly into the waves and the ship crests the enormous swell.
Footage courtesy of the Japanese Coast Guard