The Weather Front On-Line

The Weather Front On-Line

A more active, generally wetter pattern ahead

Across the Corn Belt, a substantial snow cover continues to blanket all but the southern tier of the region. The current snow depth in Rockford, Illinois, where measurable snow fell each day from February 3-11, stands at one foot. Temperatures are starting to moderate, but scattered sub-zero temperatures were reported early Tuesday across the northern Corn Belt.

Milder, wetter days ahead

Across the Corn Belt, cold, dry weather prevails. Most of the region remains firmly in the grip of winter, with all but the southern Corn Belt under a thick blanket of snow. Sub-zero temperatures were noted early Monday throughout the upper Midwest, while current snow depths include 13 inches in Rockford, Illinois; 10 inches in Grand Rapids, Michigan; and 7 inches in Des Moines, Iowa.

An active Winter weather pattern this weekend

Across the Corn Belt, the latest in a series of winter storms is producing a band of snow from Nebraska into the lower Great Lakes region. At daybreak Friday, snow depths have increased to 11 inches in Rockford, Illinois, and 10 inches in Muskegon, Michigan. The snow is causing widespread travel disruptions.

Wide-range of temps, weather across the Nation

Across the Corn Belt, another round of snow is blanketing the Great Lakes region, while a mix of rain and snow is gradually ending across the Ohio Valley. In Michigan, snow depths at daybreak were 9 inches in Muskegon and 6 inches in Grand Rapids. Des Moines, Iowa, also has a 6-inch snow depth.

An active pattern continues across the Corn Belt

Across the Corn Belt, fresh snow blankets a broad area stretching from Nebraska into the lower Great Lakes region. Current snow depths include 5 inches in Des Moines, Iowa, and Fort Wayne, Indiana. In the storm’s wake, Tuesday morning’s low temperatures across the upper Midwest generally ranged from 0 to -20°.

Snow chances increase, cold pattern to linger

Across the Corn Belt, a cold, breezy weather pattern is in place. Snow showers are confined to areas downwind of the Great Lakes. Friday morning’s temperatures plunged below 0° throughout the upper Midwest.

Cold pattern to persist, snow ahead

Across the Corn Belt, frigid weather is returning to the upper Midwest, where Thursday morning’s temperatures plunged below 0°—accompanied by gusty winds. Meanwhile, a few rain/snow showers are developing across the Ohio Valley, in advance of a strong cold front.

A more typical mid-Winter pattern ahead

Across the Corn Belt, a few snow showers are occurring in the Great Lakes region. Cloudy but dry weather covers the remainder of the Midwest, accompanied by above-normal temperatures and breezy conditions. Snow cover has largely disappeared from the central and eastern Corn Belt.

Much colder, far more active WInter pattern ahead

Across the Corn Belt, cold, cloudy weather prevails. Snow showers are occurring in some areas, especially in the eastern Corn Belt, while sub-zero temperatures were noted early Monday in parts of the upper Midwest. Mild weather in advance of the latest cold wave reduced or eliminated Midwestern snow cover; the snow depth in Minneapolis-St.