Forecast: Turning much colder and windy with light snow Tuesday afternoon

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Rain is now working into the area - it will overspread northern Ohio before changing over to snow by the morning commute.  We could see a quick inch of snow through the AM rush.

We'll see steady temps, perhaps even a rise in readings for the rest of the evening. Rain should arrive after 9p west, and later east.

Temps have risen nicely into the upper 30s and low 40s this afternoon - under some sunshine. Rain will again make its way towards us by later tonight into the overnight. Colder air will spill and change some of the rain over the snow Tuesday morning as temps will fall into the 20s by Tuesday afternoon.

Right now, snowfall accumulations don't appear to be significant. We may see an inch or 2 during the day Tuesday, with spots NE of CLE seeing a bit more - possibly 3-5 inches total by Wednesday morning.

Update: Temperatures have warmed 20+ degrees from this morning, but it's still chilly! Wind chills will remain in the teens through 2 p.m. Highs will eventually climb to the low 40s by evening and hold steady in the upper 30s during the early morning commute Tuesday. As a cold front arrives, expect a mix of rain and snow showers between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m.
High pressure over the East Coast is keeping the sky clear and wind light this morning. Temperatures are in the single digits and low teens.

As a warm front moves north this afternoon, expect increasing high clouds. Temperatures will jump to 30 degrees by lunchtime and the low 40s this evening. You'll notice breezy conditions by nightfall as the warm front passes.

An approaching cold front will trigger a chance of rain from west to east after 11 p.m. As colder air arrives tomorrow morning, expect a mix of rain and snow showers for the morning commute. The best chance of snow will be in counties south and west of Cleveland. 1" may accumulate by noon Tuesday.

Scattered snow showers will follow behind the front Tuesday evening through Wednesday. The best chance of snow showers Wednesday will be in the Snowbelt.

High pressure rebuilds Thursday, temporarily bringing dry and sunny weather. High temperatures will remain chilly, in the mid-20s.

Snow showers are likely Thursday night as low pressure arrives from the southwest. Scattered rain showers will follow early Friday as temperatures warm to the 30s.

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