PAST CLIMATE MAPS
March is expected to experience above normal temperatures.
Precipitation is expected to total above normal over much of the Midwest with below normal totals over the western Dakotas. Much of the precipitation is favored during the first half of the month with diminishing activity the latter half of the month.
Clouds and snow are favored over the upper portions of the Midwest on Saturday, March 1. Moderate to locally heavy snow totals are possible with colder temperatures.
Fair skies and scattered snows are expected over much of the Midwest on Sunday and Monday, March 2-3. Snow totals should be light.
A winter storm is favored over the much of the region on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 4-5. Locally heavy precipitation totals are expected with temperatures falling.
Fair skies and lingering snow is favored over the eastern edges of the Midwest from Thursday to Sunday, March 6-9. Cooler temperatures are expected.
Clouds and passing snows are expected over the northern portions of the Midwest from Monday to Thursday, March 10-13. Light to moderate snow totals are possible with seasonable temperatures.
Fair skies are favored for Friday, March 14 with clouds and showers expected for Iowa on Saturday and Sunday, March 15-16. Moderate precipitation totals are possible with warmer temperatures.
The sun is expected to become more noticeable over the upper regions of the Midwest with fair skies and passing showers over the southern regions from Monday to Thursday, March 17-20. Precipitation totals are expected to be light to moderate.
Expect significant sunshine is favored from Friday to Monday, March 21-24. Temperatures should warm.
Clouds with a series of passing snows or rains are expected from Tuesday to Monday, March 25-31. For the most part precipitation activity should be scattered with sunny breaks but look for significant precipitation over Iowa on Thursday and Friday, March 26-27.