Daytime temperatures will top out 10 to 15 degrees above normal in the lead-up to a strong cold front that will sweep through the Hoosier State on Thursday.
As of Sunday, average temperature for the month in Indianapolis was more than 11 degrees above normal.
Following Monday's clouds and also some rain in the south, skies Tuesday will brighten somewhat, allowing the temperature in Indianapolis to bounce back to 50 degrees. The normal high for the date is 38 degrees.
After warming further on Wednesday, Indiana will have in increase in clouds as the cold front nears.
Rain, even with a few thunderstorms in the south, will break out late in the day, only to get swept away on Thursday as cold winds blow in from the west. The last of the rain may turn to flurries before clouds break.
Damaging thunderstorms will threaten North Carolina to the southeast Pennsylvania on Wednesday.
Temperatures will plummet by as much as 40 degrees Fahrenheit in less than 24 hours along the I-95 corridor from New York City and Philadelphia to Washington, D.C.
A major winter storm will lash Illinois to Maine. It will unfold into a blizzard across portions of New England, unleashing more than a foot of snow.
With winter coming to a close, numerous cars are off the roadways and in body shops, as vehicles take a hit from the season's potholes and salt corrosion.
A storm system will move east through the Rockies and spread snow into the Plains during the day on Tuesday.
Rain is in the forecast leading up to the start of the Formula 1 Season in Melbourne this weekend.
Fort Collins, CO (1998)
5 degrees - tied for the coldest reading of the winter - the first winter on record (since 1889) with no 0 degree readings.
Record heavy snowfall: "one of the most paralyzing snowstorms in decades." Inwood had 48" on the ground by end of the storm.
Record warmth in more than 3 dozen cities. 75-80 degree readings north all the way to Washington, D.C. 70-75 degree readings all the way to the Chicago area.