Stormy start to the week, much colder by weekend

Climate Prediction Center forecast map showing chance of below normal temperatures. (Map: Pivotal Weather)

Spring like weather to start the week will switch to much cooler weather later in the week into next week.

The Climate Prediction Center says there is a greater than 70 percent chance that temperatures could be below normal starting this weekend. Afternoon highs may not get out of the 30s, with overnight lows falling into the 20s.

Before the cold blast of air, severe weather could be a threat Tuesday, especially toward late afternoon and into the evening hours. Temperatures could top 70 degrees for afternoon highs on Tuesday as well.