Showers & isolated thunderstorms will spread across the area Sunday, with the best chance for rain setting up north of I-70. Temperatures will be on the mild-side, with readings 50s.
Meanwhile, ice-jam flooding remains a threat in a few Midwestern river basins.
Across the Corn Belt, cold weather is returning to the upper Midwest, but mild, breezy conditions continue to melt remaining snow elsewhere. Ice-jam flooding remains a threat in a few Midwestern river basins.
Across the Corn Belt, mild, mostly dry weather prevails. The northern Corn Belt’s substantial snow cover continues to erode, but a large amount of moisture remains locked into place. Ice-jam flooding remains a threat in several Midwestern river basins.
Across the Corn Belt, chilly conditions linger across the lower Great Lakes region. Mild weather is returning to the remainder of the Midwest. A substantial snow cover persists across the northern Corn Belt, where depths of a foot or greater remain common.
Across the Corn Belt, an extensive snow cover and cold conditions are maintaining stress on livestock. Snow depths of 1 to 2 feet remain common across the northern half of the Corn Belt, where Friday morning’s low temperatures locally fell below -10 degrees.
On the Plains, a significant snow storm is underway across central portions of the region, including Kansas and eastern Colorado. The snow is providing winter wheat with much-needed moisture and insulation in advance of another Arctic blast. Tuesday morning’s temperatures fell below -20 degrees in parts of the Dakotas and eastern Montana.
Locally, quiet weather prevails for Friday, but cloudy conditions will persist along with the chance for snow flurries.