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March 22, 2017

Now that the 2016-2017 winter is over with, it's time to look back and see what happened. Did our winter outlook do well?

March 22, 2017
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Hot and dry conditions across the Southern Plains proved perfect for the spread of large wildfires across the prairie in March.

March 20, 2017
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Based on historical climate data from thousands of stations across the United States, these maps show the warmest and coldest daytime high temperatures ever recorded at a given location on March 20—the astronomical first day of spring.

March 16, 2017
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Near-record warmth across the U.S. this past winter raised the odds for a warmer than average spring. Even so, several places received plenty of snow, which raised the risk of flooding in the Northern Rockies, the Northern Plains, and New England.