48 F. high on Saturday in the Twin Cities (average high for April 23 is 61 F).
60 F. predicted high later today under a partly sunny sky.
64 F. predicted high on Monday.
559 tornadoes so far in April. This is a preliminary count based on eyewitness reports. The final count will almost certainly be lower.
8,320 severe storm reports nationwide since January 1 (tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds), according to SPC.
Paul's Easter Travelogue: forgive me, but I thought this might be as good a time as any to include a few photos taken during a December trip to Israel - the first time my wife and I had visited the Holy Lands. No matter what your faith I highly recommend taking a trip to Jerusalem. There is no other city like it on the planet, a holy place for Christians, Jews and Muslims alike.
Paul's Conservation Minnesota Outlook for the Twin Cities and all of Minnesota:
SUNDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy and quiet. Low: 41