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10:00 pm Update: Cooler weather arrives for the weekend! Low pressure over Western Ohio will drag a cold front into the area overnight. Heavy rain and thunderstorms will accompany the front. Steady rains will move in after midnight tonight. Rains are likely thru at least mid-morning on Saturday. The best chance for dry weather is during the afternoon as showers gradually shift east during the afternoon as dryer air moves in from the west. While most of the area dries out during the afternoon, the threat for a rain shower will linger east of Cleveland as a few showers move south across Lake Erie.
SATURDAY: Rain likely during the morning. Isolated showers for the afternoon. Breezy. Highs in the upper 60s.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Isolated showers. Breezy & cool. Lows in the 50s.
SUNDAY: Isolated lake-effect rain showers. Cloud/sun mix. Breezy. Highs in the upper 60s.
6:00 pm Update: Storms now shifting EAST of Interstate 77. Drying out to the west now. Once the main line of storms moves thru, Friday night HS football games get thru dry. Temperatures should hover in the 70s.
4:00 pm Update: Strong storms continue to move east along a Cleveland to Akron to Ashland line. These storms have a history of producing hail, heavy rains, & gusty winds. Once the main line of storms moves by, we will dry out for several hours before the next round of storms approaches from the west after midnight.
1:39 p.m. Update: Isolated storms popping up along a line from Findlay to Youngstown. Expect brief downpours through this afternoon along with small hail with the strongest storms. The widespread rain will hold off until closer to sunset.
12:03 p.m. Update: Lunchtime temps are already nudging into the lower 80s. Expect this quick warm-up to continue through the afternoon with middle 80s for high temperatures. The storms to our west are moving quickly toward Ohio and will be approaching a line from Sandusky to Mansfield by sunset. That means some of your Friday night Football games could be impacted by these storms. Expect gusty wind first followed by heavy rain and small hail as this line rolls through northeast OH.
Periods of heavy rain and wind will continue through the overnight hours before trickling off Midday Saturday. Expect a much cooler and soggy Saturday as clouds and rain keep temps in the 60s all day!
9:51 a.m. Update: Just a little haze left over from this morning's fog as temperatures are starting their warm-up. Only a few 70s right now but we will see temps near 80 by noon with highs in the middle 80s. The strong to potentially severe storms will arrive just before midnight tonight. Enjoy the warmth and sunshine today, clouds, rain and much cooler air moves in for the weekend.
Enjoy today's sunshine and warm temperatures because it will NOT last into the weekend. We've had a great week with our fair share of rain and sunshine but it all end today. Expect a mainly sunny sky with light southwest winds as temperatures warm into the middle 80s again today. But this will likely be the last time we see 80s until at least the middle of next week.
It's Friday though and we have Friday night football to talk about. We do have storms approaching from the west but most if not all of our football games will manage to stay dry. We will notice a few clouds pushing closer to sunset but no rain drops until after sunset.
Expect periods of heavy rain and strong wind gusts over night tonight and into your Saturday morning. By midday Saturday the heaviest rain will have pushed east of OH with a few lingering showers. Expect a soggy Saturday evening as temps stay in the 60s the entire day.
As far as Sunday goes, we will keep the clouds in place but only scattered showers are likely as north winds take over. Temps will stay cool with highs near 70 Sunday afternoon. Anyone heading to the Browns game might want to grab a jacket.
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