Sunday was the perfect day to get out and thaw out a little bit. With temperatures reaching the 60s in much of the metro, it was the nicest day of the year so far.
Good news — this week is shaping up to have some nice, toasty temperatures. The bad news? That means storms are likely, as well.
The warmer-than-usual winter left nine Midwestern states with their warmest March on record, and in Illinois the first three months of the year were the warmest three winter months since 1895.
We hit 57 degrees in the Twin Cities on Saturday. It felt great. It was well above our average high of 45 degrees.