The Ice at Lake Michigan

The warmer than average pattern will continue into the second week of March. This is the 8-14 Day Outlook from the Climate Prediction Center for March 5 – 11. Warmer than average temperatures are likely in the Great Lakes and much of Eastern and Central U.S. It will remain cool in the West. Look at how the snow has melted off in the Central U.S.:

On Feb. 19, the U.S. had a 72.6% snow cover. Snow was on the ground over most of Texas and Louisiana! Six days later, it was down to 31.2%. In the meantime…enjoy the snow…and ice: