March 4, 2014 12:00 AM

After stretch of record cold in KC, warming trend is forecast

Monday’s low set a record for March 3 when temperatures dropped to 7 degrees below zero at 5:40 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. The previous record was 1 degree below zero, set in 1978. A warming trend is expected to push temperatures into the 50s by Friday.

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