Welcome to the Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather. It’s Monday, April 17, 2023. Start your day the right way with everything you need to know about today's weather. You can also get a quick briefing of national, regional and local weather whenever you like with the FOX Weather Update podcast.
Say it ain't snow: Blizzard conditions blast 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.
Cold plunge after a week of record-breaking temps
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.
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