The Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather: Storm system brings blizzard after weekend of severe storms

Start your day with the latest weather news – A storm system will bring more than a foot of snow to places in the Upper Midwest after dropping baseball-sized hail over the weekend.

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Say it ain't snow: Blizzard conditions blast Upper Midwest

A cold front is bringing blizzard conditions to parts of the Upper Midwest.

Winter weather alerts are posted for parts of northeastern Iowa, southeastern and northeastern Minnesota, northwestern Illinois, western and central Wisconsin and the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. These include Blizzard Warnings for the Arrowhead of Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin and the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan, where more than a foot of snow combined with high winds is expected in areas along Lake Superior.

The same weather system bringing snow to parts of the northern U.S. also brought tornadoes, baseball-sized hail and wind gusts near 100 mph to Missouri over the weekend.

Additional snow totals expected through Monday.
(FOX Weather)


Cold plunge after a week of record-breaking temps

After a brief taste of summer last week, millions will feel temperatures plunge back to average for mid-April.

Last week’s summerlike heat broke more than 200 record-high temperatures.

Chicago, for example, felt temperatures in the 80s but is now seeing snow showers on Monday.

And it'll be a cold and wet start for runners at the Boston Marathon as temperatures along the 26.2-mile race route will be much cooler than the region saw last week.

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