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11:25 pm Update: High pressure over Southern Ohio will slide east tonight. A cold front over Wisconsin will slide toward Northern Ohio on Thursday. We'll see a mix of clouds and sunshine on Thursday with a surge of warmth moving in ahead of the front. Highs will climb into the middle and upper 80s during the afternoon. An isolated thunderstorm is also possible west of Interstate 71 by mid to late afternoon.
The cold front moves across the area Thursday night and early Friday morning. Showers and thunderstorms will move in from west to east during the overnight. Areas east of Interstate 77 could stay dry until after 9pm Thursday evening. While severe weather is not expected, some of the storms could contain heavy rainfall. Lows will fall into the 60s.
Front moves quickly east of the area during the morning rush hour Friday. a few isolated instability showers could linger across Lake, Geauga, Ashtabula, Portage and Trumbull Counties during the afternoon. Cooler air will quickly drop in from the north during the afternoon with high temperatures only climbing into the lower and middle 70s.
9:00 pm Update: Rain has faded. Skies are partly to mostly cloudy. We'll stay dry overnight with lows near 63. Patchy fog could form again tonight. It may slow you down for the Thursday morning rush hour.
7:30 pm Update: Showers over Erie County and the Lake Erie Islands are fading fast. Still could be some rain drops in Vermilion, Florence, Wakeman, Oberlin, South Amherst & Pittsfield by 8:15pm.
UPDATE: Storm moving onshore near Port Clinton sliding SE with some thunder. Could affect just west of Sandusky.
4:00 pm Update: Isolated thundershowers are working across Lake Erie & Western Ohio now. While many will fade away this evening. I can't rule out an isolated thundershower this evening, especially west of Interstate 71. Temperatures will hang in the 70s thru 9pm.
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Temps have reached 80 under mostly sunny skies. A few clouds are moving in from the west and we may see an isolated shower near the islands to Sandusky as showers have broken out across I-75.
Few clouds building across the lakeshore, but not bringing much, if any rain. Sunshine and temps in the upper 70s.
We may see a stray shower across the area, especially across the west as a few disturbances roll through. Rainfall will be quick and light. Otherwise, expect sun and clouds with highs near 80.
Update: Fog has cleared in Northeast Ohio and the Dense Fog Advisory has expired. Look for mostly sunny skies today with temperatures warming to 75 degrees by lunchtime. Highs will hover in the low 80s. The Huron and Lake County Fairs continue today and the Feast of the Assumption begins in Cleveland's Little Italy. Beautiful weather for all outdoor events!
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Sunshine will fill the sky this afternoon as high pressure moves overhead. Highs will hit the low 80s. I can't rule out an isolated shower or thunderstorm in western Ohio as a disturbance quickly passes, but most of our area should be dry.
Mostly clear skies are in store tonight with lows near 60 degrees. Patchy dense fog may develop in rural areas again.
Thursday will be warmer and more humid as a cold front approaches from the northwest. The front will produce scattered showers and thunderstorms late Thursday through Friday. Friday's highs will drop to the mid- 70s.
Another cool weekend is in store with highs in the low 70s Saturday and mid-to-upper 70s Sunday. Below average temperatures continue early next week.
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