- The cold February extended into March for much of the country, resulting in an overall colder than average month in the US. Conditions in the western US were closer to normal, except in the inland PNW and northern Rockies where temperatures were up to 10 degrees below average for the month.
- April snow packs are running above average for California, portions of Oregon, the central Great Basin, and southern Rockies, while the northern Cascades across into Idaho and Montana are still below average.
- Short term forecasts through mid-month are calling for a general wetter than average, and average to slightly warmer period, for much of the western US. No cold air events that might bring widespread frost are in the forecast through mid-month.
- The temperature forecast for April through June continues to show the odds toward a warmer than average western US, while precipitation is forecast to be near average south and lower than average in the PNW.