After our "Slow Low" gave us several gloomy, but much needed, rainy days, another slow moving system will give us brighter and warmer days. The average high for the first day of May is 65°. This "May Day", we will crank up the heat about 15 degrees warmer than average.
THE STORY OF TWO JET STREAMS
The jet stream does separate the colder air to the north and the warmer air to the south. This week, the northern branch of the jet stream will make its way well north of Minnesota. The southern jet will continue to move more zonal, west to east, across the southern part of the country. For our southern friends this will mean a continuation of storms and heavy rains. As for us here in the north, we get to tap into a "Storm Free" pool of warm air.
THIS ISN'T OUR FIRST RODEO
So far this season we have enjoyed several of these "Warm Ups". The pattern we will enter this week will be M.O.T.S (more of the same), as we lather, rinse and repeat a spring time warm-up.
Check out the top 3 warmest high temperatures so far this spring season.
BRIGHTER DAYS AHEAD
Unlike the last few tastes of warmth, this time we will only gradually cool down once hit our peak on Friday.
Also, with more high pressure building in behind this warm up, the sun will not go into hiding once the big warm-up passes.
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