PAST CLIMATE MAPS
Temperatures are favored to average near normal over much of the Midwest. Precipitation is expected to total wetter than normal for much of the Midwest with drier than normal over portions of the central Dakotas.
Clouds with showers are favored to open the first couple of days of the month on Thursday and Friday, April 1-2. Precipitation totals could be locally heavy with lesser totals over the Dakotas.
Fair skies are expected over much of the Midwest with a passing shower over Iowa from Saturday to Monday, April 3-5.
A mix of sun, clouds and passing showers are favored from Tuesday to Saturday, April 6-10. Temperatures will be on the cool side and slowly warm. Rain totals are expected to be light to moderate.
Cool temperatures with a few showers are expected on Sunday and Monday, April 11-12.
Showers will be more on the spotty side with the sun out more than it has been from Tuesday to Saturday, April 13-17.
Variable cloudiness will rule from Sunday to Friday, April 18-23. Expect passing showers from time to time with greater rain totals over Minnesota. Near normal temperatures.
The last week of the month, Saturday to Friday, April 24-30, I think we'll see an increase in heavier rainfall activity. Expect a few showers and thunderstorms with locally heavy totals to move over much of the Midwest. Lesser totals are likely for the Dakotas.