High pressure will build across northeastern Ohio today. It will be frigid with an arctic air mass in place. Temperatures will struggle to get to zero today and wind chills will remain dangerously cold. Lake effect snow showers will persist, especially across the far northeastern corner of the state.
Tonight will not be as cold as last night as warmer air tries to overspread the area.
Temperatures will continue to moderate on Wednesday as the warm air advection increases. A weak disturbance and an area of enhanced mid level moisture will spread across the region Wednesday through Thursday bringing the threat of some light snow or flurries.
Here is the forecast: For today, partly sunny with a chance of snow showers, mainly across the northeast. Highs around zero. Winds SW 15-25 mph with higher gusts. Wind chills -25 to -35.
Tonight, partly cloudy with a chance of snow showers across the far northeast. Lows 0 to -5. Winds SW 10-20 mph. Wind chills -15 to -25.
Wednesday, cloudy and not as cold with a chance of light snow or flurries. High near 20. Winds SW 10-15 mph.
Wednesday night, cloudy with a chance of light snow or flurries. Lows will be in the mid teens.
Thursday, cloudy with a chance of snow. High near 30.
Looking ahead: High pressure will build across the area on Friday. It will be partly cloudy with highs climbing to the mid to upper 30s.
Saturday, a cold front will cross the region bringing the threat of some rain or a rain/snow mix. Highs on Saturday will be in the low 40s.
Sunday will feature mostly cloudy skies and highs around 40.