The cold weather forecast continues as we finish off the first week of 2013. Lows dipped down to 0 degrees in some outlying areas around Columbus this morning! The official low at Port Columbus Airport was 9 degrees. The last time it was this cold was on January 20, 2012 when the temperature hit 8 degrees above zero.
A very weak frontal boundary will pass through the region this evening causing nothing more than a few extra clouds and perhaps a flurry north of Columbus. Skies will clear out later tonight but the cloudy start to the evening and slightly stronger winds will prevent temperatures from completely bottoming out like last night. Lows will still make it into the teens by the morning.
Expect sunny skies for your Friday with highs making it to about the freezing mark. Another weak weather system will move in by Saturday evening. This will bring a slight chance for light snow showers through Sunday afternoon. A light dusting of snow will be possible in some areas Saturday night but temperatures above freezing on Sunday will limit any accumulation. Highs will be in the middle 30s on Saturday and near 40 degrees on Sunday.
The weather will start to slowly turn warmer as we move into next week. Highs will head for the middle 40s ahead of another storm system that could bring a chance for rain by next Thursday. Have a great day!
The latest forecast and 7-Day are in the slideshow!
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