CLEVELAND - 9:00 pm Update: A few light rain showers are sliding southeast into western portions of NewsChannel 5 viewing area now. Showers are light and very brief. They will spread east overnight. Any one, any where could see a passing shower tonight. Might also have a wet snow flake mixing in as temperatures drop back into the middle 30s by dawn.
5:00 pm Update: Isolated showers continue across Geagua, Ahstabula, & Trumbull Counties. Temperatures near 40 now.
4:00 pm Update: Rain showers are fading now. Just a few showers lingering across Greater Cleveland east into Lake, Geauga & Ashtabula Counties now. Some dry air is evident on the satellite map. Many of you will see some long-awaited sunshine/brief clearing as we move thru the evening. Temperatures will hover near 40 degrees thru midnight.
Isolated showers are possible tonight over the entire region. A few wet snowflakes could mix in as temperatures fall back into the middle 30s.
As Sandy pushes north, We will gradually dry out. Gradually. Throughout our Thursday scattered light to briefly moderate rain will continue to fall across our northern counties. The relatively warm lake is mixing with a cool northwest breeze fueling those showers. As we go throughout the day, winds will shift more westerly shutting the rain down along and south of I-80.
Clouds and the breezy northwest winds will keep us from warming up much today. Expect lower to middle 40s by noon with highs today in the upper 40s. So grab the coats and umbrellas as Sandy pushes away.
Friday will be very similar to today with scattered rain downwind of Lake Erie. Elsewhere, dry! Don't plan on much if any sunshine though, clouds will linger through the rest of the work-week. Over the weekend we will get in on some sunshine though, helping us dry out and clean up. Despite the sunshine, temps will stay in the 40s through the first half of November.
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