1.76" precipitation by Sunday morning (NAM model).
Winter Storm Warning east metro today, where a few inches of slush will fall; plowable amounts far southern/eastern suburbs.
Wet snow Friday changes to rain by afternoon, which lingers into Saturday.
60s return next week; shot at 70F.
July. Only month where snow has never been reported at an official weather station in Minnesota. There's a fun stat.
Top 10 May Snow Event? For parts of the east metro it may be a Top 5 snowfall, but the official readings for the Twin Cities are taken at MSP International Airport. Not sure we'll set an all-time record, but just the fact that I feel compelled to include this graph speaks volumes. Information courtesy of the Twin Cities National Weather Service.
Photo credit above; "The snowy scene in Boulder, Colo. on Wednesday morning." Credit: Claudia Tebaldi, Climate Central.
Photo credit above: "Heat waves distort a picture of airplanes waiting to take off from National Airport on April 26." (JIM LO SCALZO, EPA)
One third of the overflow (3.45 billion gallons) was essentially untreated raw sewage. The remainder (7.45 billon gallons) was partially treated, meaning that it received at least some level of filtration and, perhaps, chlorination..."
THURSDAY NIGHT: Cloudy and damp. Low: 35
Photo credit above: "The LED lights brightens the GM logo atop the Renaissance Center towers in downtown Detroit on Tuesday, September 21, 2011. GM plans to install more such lighting on the Ren Cen." WILLIAM ARCHIE/Detroit Free Press
* the average U.S vehicle emits 4.8 metric tons of CO2 every year. Source: EPA.