CHICAGO (CBS) — Following nearly a week of record-setting warmth, Chicago is set for another meteorological milestone.
For the first time since the National Weather Service began keeping records, the city will go the entire month of January and February without snow on the ground.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Hot And Sunny For Days To Come
That’s 146 years of record keeping.
Even farther north and west in Rockford, still no snow.
However, fairly sizeable storms are still possible in March and April.READ MORE: Thieves Steal Jeep With Woman Sleeping Inside In Edgewater As Rash Of Chicago Carjackings, Auto Thefts Continues
February ranks as one of the warmest on record, as well.
Earlier in the month, Chicago set daily high temperature records on five days, and all of them broke the top 10 for warmest days ever for the month.