Springlike warmth will pour from the Plains to the East over the next few days before another winter storm unfolds at midweek.
The same system responsible for bringing rain to the Northwest over the weekend will deliver snow to the Rockies and Plains for the start of this week.
Although spring is on the horizon, the detrimental impacts of this year's harsh winter still loom as threats for roof collapses continue.
Despite a springlike start to the week, winter and substantial snow will make a comeback across the Midwest and Northeast at midweek.
Philadelphia will continue to experience a taste of spring before colder air and a winter storm arrive at midweek.
New York City will continue to experience a taste of spring before winter makes a comeback at midweek.
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.
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.