ONE INCH OR GREATER SNOWS IN CHICAGO ON MARCH 3rd
Only 6 times has as much as one inch of snow been recorded in Chicago on March 3rd. The last time was in 1978.
While Friday snowfall amounts are still in question, it is not that common for Chicago to receive as much as one inch of snow on March 3rd.
FORECAST/NORMAL MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE
O’Hare Airport for March 3rd to March 16th
Brief warmup for weekend and Monday before temperature trend changes to below normal for the remainder of the first half of March
MIDWEST DROUGHT CONDITIONS THROUGH FEBRUARY 28th
With the exception of large portions of Minnesota, Iowa and eastern Michigan, the majority of the Midwest was free of drought or dry conditions through the end of February.
WHILE SNOW IS LIKELY FOR MOST OF THE AREA FRIDAY, AREAS FROM THE CITY AND POINTS SOUTH ARE LIKELY TO SEE THE HEAVIEST BAND OF SNOW
POWERFUL WIND GUSTS TO OCCUR AMID THE HEAVY, WET SNOW ACROSS THE METRO AREA