PAST CLIMATE MAPS
Temperatures are favored to average warmer than normal over much of the Midwest. Precipitation is expected to total drier than normal for much of the Midwest with portions of northern Iowa and southern Minnesota experiencing near normal totals.
Fair skies are favored to open the forecast period on Saturday, May 1.
Passing showers and thunderstorms are favored for Sunday and Monday, May 2-3. Moderate rainfall totals are expected.
Fair skies and fine weather is expected from Tuesday to Thursday, May 4-6.
The weather pattern is favored to become more active from Friday to Thursday, May 7-13. Look for showers and thunderstorms. Moderate to locally heavy rainfall totals are possible.
Fair skies with scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected for Friday and Saturday, May 14-15. Rainfall totals should be light with cooler temperatures.
A period of fairly nice with weather is favored to settle in from Sunday to Saturday, May 16-22. Showers or thunderstorms are expected to be scattered but overall this should be a nice period.
A more active weather pattern with passing showers and thunderstorms are expected to from Sunday to Monday, May 23-31. Moderate to locally heavy rain totals are possible.