An upper level trough will deepen across the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley through mid week. A strong westerly flow and lack of moisture will limit rain chances today with most locations remaining dry. The exception will be across the northern portions of the primary snow belt east of Cleveland where clouds will persist and there will be a few scattered showers. High temperatures across the area will be around 50 degrees this afternoon.
A disturbance will track eastward through the Ohio Valley tonight. Scattered rain and snow showers will develop across northern Ohio overnight. There will be some enhancement across the snow belt as the chilly westerly flow persists. Some minor snow accumulations are possible, mainly across the higher terrain. Lows tonight will fall to the low to mid 30s.
On Wednesday, the disturbance will pass to our east and the winds will shift to the northwest. Rain and snow showers will continue across the area with the heaviest activity expected to be across the snow belt areas east of Akron and Cleveland. Highs on Wednesday will be in the 40s.
Rain and snow showers will continue, especially across the snow belt Wednesday night and Thursday as a cold west to northwest flow persists. Lows Wednesday night will be in the low to mid 30s with highs on Thursday reaching the mid to upper 40s.
Rain and snow showers will continue Thursday night and Friday morning, mainly across the snow belt. By Friday afternoon, high pressure will begin to build across the area and the lake effect activity will finally diminish. Lows Thursday night will be around 30 degrees with highs on Friday in the mid to upper 40s.
Saturday will be partly sunny with highs in the mid to upper 40s.
Another cold front will approach on Sunday bringing clouds and rain showers back to northeastern Ohio. Highs on Sunday will be around 50 degrees.