CLEVELAND - 8:00 pm Update: Doesn't get much better than this in September! High pressure over the Virginias now will slide slowly southeast tonight. A weak cold front will arrive Friday morning, setting the stage for a cooler weekend.
Evening temperatures will hang in the 70s through 9pm with mainly clear skies. Satellite images show only a few high thin cirrus clouds overhead. Fair, dry weather will last all night long as the high pressure continues to influence Ohio's weather. Low temperatures tonight will drop back into the 55 to 60 degree range.
More sunshine will start the day on Thursday. A few clouds may creep in during the afternoon, well ahead of the next cold front, due on Friday. We'll stay dry through the day, with highs in the lower 80s once again.
The cold front is speeding up. It was originally scheduled for late Friday or early Saturday. Now, it looks like it will cross the area Friday morning. That means the best chance for rain will be Friday morning, with dry conditions arriving across much of the area during the afternoon. The only caveat here: will any Lake Effect rain showers slide into the northeast counties during the afternoon. Right now, it looks like any lake showers won't get going until Friday night or Saturday. So, your Friday night HS Football Games have a great chance at staying dry! High temperatures Friday will climb into the lower 70s.
Temps have risen into the middle 70s under plenty of sun. We should see highs today in the low 80s, with more summer-like temps around for Thursday. By Friday, we track a cold front with showers, especially early in the day.
Full sunshine is in the forecast again today with warmer highs, near 82 degrees. High pressure over the East Coast will funnel a southerly wind into Northeast Ohio, keeping warm temperatures in the forecast through Thursday.
Lows will be mild tonight, near 60 degrees.
Thursday will be the warmest day of the week. Some areas will hit highs in the mid-80s.
A cold front approaches Friday, increasing cloud cover and dropping temperatures to the upper 70s. The front will trigger a few showers late Friday through early Saturday.
Right now, Saturday and Sunday look dry and cooler. Expect highs in the mid-70s this weekend.
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