Clouds and scattered snow showers over parts of the state have given way to mostly sunny skies. High pressure will take control of the weather for the next few days with southerly winds throughout the period. Green (good) AQI in most locations today; however, a rise in values is taking place over the southern 1/3 of the state. Saturday and Sunday will see continued west-southwest winds and slightly warmer temperatures and occasional clouds. AQI readings are expected to rise over the southern half of the state with Yellow (moderate) values in the Twin Cities and Rochester while Green AQI conditions are expected for the rest of the state. Green AQIs are expected in most locales of the state next week.