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.
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.
A pattern change during the middle of April could bring rain and cooler conditions to California, while erasing persistent chill in the Northeast.
Dangerous, severe thunderstorms developed across areas of the Central U.S. this week, following an unprecedented lull in severe weather through the middle of the month.
At least two people are dead after extremely rare rain triggered significant flooding in one of the driest places in the world: northern Chile.
Though springlike weather has been slow to arrive for much of the Eastern United States, allergy sufferers may soon pay the price for winter’s unhurried retreat.
A cold front sweeping through the Southeast could pose a problem for planters across the region this weekend.
Following the surge in warmth in coastal areas and the central Appalachians from Thursday, temperatures will again bottom out at cold levels in the Northeast this weekend.
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106 degrees. This broke the March record, and even surpassed the all-time record of 104 set on August 20, 1947.
Miramar, FL (1986)
Rainfall measured at 10.37".
Chicago O'Hare Airport (1991)
2 people seriously injured after being struck by lightening.