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Snow gone as quickly as it arrived; more unsettled weather upcoming

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

What a start to Monday! Snow came down for a few hours, mainly coating grass and elevated surfaces for up to 4" of snow. The strong April sun melted that snow away very quickly, hardly leaving a trace that it had even fallen. 

Temperatures shot into the low 40s with the afternoon sunshine. Under the clear skies, temperatures will fall back into the upper 20s before some additional clouds move in. 

Tuesday will first see the clouds increasing, and then a few showers arriving the afternoon. Temperatures will rise into the upper 30s for the lower valley, but may remain stuck in the low 30s for the hilltowns and Berkshires. The showers that move in will likely fall as a wintry mix to freezing rain in some of those higher elevations. 

Conditions will improve slight Tuesday night into Wednesday with just a few spotty showers. A warm front will push through on Wednesday, boosting temperatures into the low 60s. A strong front will kick off a round of thunderstorms in the afternoon. On the backside of the the storm, a round of wintry mix is possible.

Thursday is the pick of the week. Lots of sunshine with temperatures in the middle 40s. 

Our next storm system will arrive on Friday with another chance for wet snow and rain. 

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