Last month was the 10th warmest March on record in Illinois.  The average temperature in March was 46 1/2 degrees, which is more than five degrees above normal, according to State Climatologist Jim Angel.

He says it was also a little wetter than normal.

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Northern parts of the state saw some snow.  Forecasters say the outlook for April calls for an increased chance of being warmer than normal, except for parts of northern Illinois.

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