Chicago: March Begins With Frigid Cold

By Kristen Rodman, Staff Writer
March 3, 2014; 5:24 AM ET
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As another major winter storm unfolds across much of the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, bitter cold will return to Chicago to kickoff the start of March.

The first few days of March will be very cold. Until midweek, temperatures each day are forecast to range from the high teens to the low 20s.

Sunday night was the coldest night in the city since mid February, reaching the 0 F during the early morning. Temperatures will not be quite as low Monday night, but are still forecast to dip into the single digits.

Anyone outdoors during the evening hours should use caution and wear proper layers, as cold-related illnesses like hypothermia and frostbite are possible.

Detailed Chicago Weather
AccuWeather Winter Center
Northeast Regional Radar

The city's next chance for snow will come on Tuesday. By midweek, temperatures will begin to shift and a slight warmup will begin.

By Friday and into the weekend temperatures will rise into the mid-30s.


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