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Posted on March 27, 2013 at 4:05 PM

Updated Wednesday, Mar 27 at 4:07 PM

Weather Underground midday recap for Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Only minor areas of precipitation developed in the country on Wednesday as the weather pattern continued to transition.

Snow showers did fall in the northern Appalachians in the morning and early afternoon, but this precipitation did diminish as the afternoon progressed. Additional isolated snow showers also developed in the Great Lakes region.

Elsewhere, a low pressure system moved through the Rockies, instigating more high elevation snow in Colorado and Wyoming. This precipitation moved into the Plains in the afternoon, while changing to rain as it moves to lower elevations.

Meanwhile, moist Pacific air also allowed for some rain showers in Washington, but these showers were far from widespread.

Unseasonably cold air continue to pour into the Southeast, where freezing temperatures were once again widespread. These freezing conditions will return tonight into Thursday morning, where the coldest areas could see temperatures in the upper 20s.

The Northeast rose into the 40s and 50s, while the Southeast saw a range of temperatures from the 40s to the 60s in Florida. The Southwest rose into the 70s and 80s, while the Northwest saw temperatures in the 40s and 50s.

Temperatures in the Lower 48 states Wednesday have ranged from a morning low of -9 degrees at Cando, N.D. to a midday high of 82 degrees at Thermal, Calif.

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