Back to reality: After a glorious Saturday, cooler temps and some snowflakes

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After a nice taste of spring, temperatures will bring us back to reality.

An area of low pressure is moving into the state Sunday morning, bringing cooler weather and the possibility for light rain, sleet and snow, the National Weather Service says.

Precipitation over southern and central Minnesota is expected to end by early Sunday afternoon, according to MPR News' Updraft blog, and it's possible we'll see some sun later in the afternoon.

The high Sunday will range from the mid-20s in northern Minnesota to around 40 degrees near the Iowa border – that's much cooler than Saturday's record-setting warm temperatures.

Another weak frontal system is expected Monday, bringing temperatures back down to normal for this time of year. Highs will drop to the single digits and teens in northern Minnesota, while the central and southern parts of the state will see temperatures in the 20s and 30s.

Northern Minnesota could also see some light snow, but little to no accumulation is expected, the weather service notes.

The cooler weather will stick around through the middle of the week, with highs ranging from the middle teens to lower 30s, before warming up a bit for the weekend.

The normal high temperature to kick off the month of March is in the mid-30s in the Twin Cities, AccuWeather reports.

Above-average temperatures are in the forecast for the first part of March:

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