The Weather Front On-Line
Across the Corn Belt, wet, wind-driven snow is blanketing parts of the upper Great Lakes region, while rain is falling in much of Wisconsin. Other areas of the Midwest are experiencing mild, dry, very windy weather. Parts of northern and central Illinois are recovering from Tuesday night’s severe weather, which included a few tornadoes.
Across the Corn Belt, rain showers and a few thunderstorms are developing across the upper Midwest. Mild, dry weather covers the remainder of the Corn Belt, although dense fog occurred Tuesday morning in some areas.
Across the Corn Belt, cloudy, foggy, but mild weather prevails across the upper Midwest. Meanwhile, mild, rainy weather stretches from the middle Mississippi and lower Ohio Valleys into the lower Great Lakes region.
Across the Corn Belt, scattered rain showers are developing, mainly in the Mississippi Valley. Unusually warm weather prevails throughout the Midwest, where Tuesday’s temperatures will exceed 70° in many locations.
Across the Corn Belt, mild weather is rapidly melting any remaining snow. Monday’s high temperatures should reach the 70-degree mark as far north as the middle Mississippi Valley. Monday morning, a few rain showers were occurring in an area centered across the central Belt.
Across the Corn Belt, patches of freezing rain are causing local travel issues in the far upper Midwest, including parts of the eastern Dakotas. Elsewhere, cool, dry weather prevails, with many northern and eastern Corn Belt locations reporting a shallow snow cover.
Across the Corn Belt, light precipitation—mostly snow—is falling across the lower Midwest. Indianapolis, Indiana, received an inch of new snow overnight. Cool, dry weather covers the remainder of the Corn Belt. At the end of February, winter wheat rated in good to excellent condition ranged from 51% in Missouri to 72% in Ohio.
Across the Corn Belt, a band of snow stretches from the upper Mississippi Valley into Lower Michigan. At daybreak Tuesday, snow depths include 2 inches in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and an inch in Madison, Wisconsin. Farther south, showers and a few thunderstorms are developing across the middle Mississippi and lower Ohio Valleys.