A large upper level trough will shift eastward across the region today. A disturbance rotating through the trough will move across northeastern Ohio today. Snow showers are likely with this disturbance with light accumulations possible.
Snow showers will continue through this evening, then gradually diminish overnight.
A weak area of high pressure will build across the state Saturday morning providing most locations with a break in the snow shower activity. However, this break will be brief as another clipper-system dives southeastward toward the area Saturday afternoon and Saturday night. Another round of snow is expected with this feature with additional light accumulations possible.
Scattered snow showers will persist through Sunday, especially across the northeast.
Here is the forecast: For today, mostly cloudy with snow showers likely, especially this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 20s to low 30s. Winds SW 5-10 mph.
Tonight, cloudy with snow showers likely. Lows will be in the mid teens. Winds W 10-15 mph.
Saturday, partly cloudy during the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy with snow showers developing during the afternoon. Highs on Saturday will be around 20 with winds W 10-20 mph.
Saturday night, snow showers likely. Lows will be in the mid to upper teens.
Sunday, mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs will be in the mid to upper 20s.
Looking ahead: An arctic cold front will move across the region on Monday, accompanied by snow showers. Highs on Monday will be in the mid 20s with temperatures falling during the afternoon.
We will have a chance of snow showers Monday night through Tuesday night as much colder air spreads across the area. Lows Monday night will be around 5 with highs on Tuesday in the low teens. Lows Tuesday night will fall to around 0.
Wednesday, high pressure will begin to build across the area. Snow showers will gradually diminish with highs reaching the mid teens.