Last year, snow crowded the streets of Dickinson, often causing cars to drift into snow banks on State Avenue in Dickinson. Such is not the case this year as the same stretch of road, pictured below, was dry Tuesday. Meteorologists, who formerly predicted a cold, snowy January, said the jet stream stayed north of the state. If the weather pattern continues, southwestern North Dakota could be in for a warm February.
Read the article: The winter that winter forgot: Warm January gives way to warm February