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7:30 pm Update: Isolated thunder over Southern Portage Co, Western Mahoning Co, Northern Tuscarawas Co. Moving SE @ 15 mph.
6:40 pm Update: Cleveland high today - 88 degrees. Akron/Canton hit 89. Mansfield - 89 degrees. 2nd warmest July ever behind July 1955! In Akron & Canton, July 2012 is a virtual tie for warmest July ever. The average temperature this month was 77.97. The warmest July on record for Akron/Canton was in 1931, when the average temperature reached 78 degrees. Mansfield also finished with the second warmest July ever, behind 1934.
5:20 pm Update: No rain or thunder on radar now, despite the fact a cold front is located right along Interstate 71. The chances for rain this evening appear to be less than 10%. Lows will drop back into the 60s tonight.
4:00 pm Update: Isolated storms have popped up inland from near Wooster to the Akron area. These storms are moving slowly east @ 15 mph and are slowly weakening. At this rate, they will have faded away by 5pm. Only an isolated storm chance this evening. Temperatures will fall into 70s by 9pm. Skies will be partly cloudy.
I'm Meteorologist Jason Nicholas continuing our weather web coverage today. For more weather updates, follow me on Twitter @ JasonNweather.
Storm near Sharon Center slowly moving east at 15 mph.
Storm has popped just NW of Wooster sliding east slowly. Another cell in southern Medina county along I76.
Temps have risen into the upper 80s under partly cloudy skies. Dew points are the 60s to near 70 - it's muggy. No storms firing, yet.
We're watching a cold front slide in from the west. Along the front, a shower or storm is possible through the afternoon and evening. Temps are in the middle 80s and should rise into the upper 80s before falling tonight into the 60s. Highs Wednesday will cool to the low 80s behind the front.
Update: Storms quickly fizzled after passing through Detroit and Toledo this morning. Clouds west of Cleveland will gradually clear by noon with highs in the upper 80s. As a cold front arrives this evening, scattered storms are possible after 5 p.m. The latest computer models suggest most of the rain will stay west of Cleveland. Check back later today for updates!
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I'm tracking a line of thunderstorms over southern Michigan this morning. The storms are weakening as they move south, but a few showers will make it into Northeast Ohio for the commute. The best chance of a shower is along the lake and west of Cleveland. Everyone else will stay dry.
Morning temperatures are near 70 degrees and highs will climb to the upper 80s today. It will be slightly more humid than yesterday.
As a cold front crosses Lake Erie this evening, expect scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5 p.m. Isolated storms may be strong or severe, but I am not expecting widespread activity.
Scattered rain ends overnight, followed by clearing skies as high pressure builds over the Great Lakes.
Wednesday will be comfortable with highs in the low 80s. Temperatures jump to the upper 80s by the end of the work week, with our next chance of rain Saturday night and Sunday.
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