High pressure will move quickly eastward across the region today. Meanwhile, a storm system over Texas early this morning will track northward into the Mississippi Valley by tonight.
Today will start off sunny, but clouds from the Mississippi Valley system will begin to overspread the region this afternoon. A few showers could move into the western counties by sunset. High temperatures today will be in the low to mid 40s.
Tonight will be cloudy with a few rain showers possible this evening, then widespread rain will overspread the area after midnight. Lows tonight will fall to the upper 30s to around 40 degrees.
The storm will move northward into the Great Lakes on Friday. Deep moisture will be pulled northward across the area during the day. Rain is likely throughout the day, and it could fall heavily at times. The rain will gradually taper to showers late in the day. It will be mild on Friday with highs reaching the mid 50s.
We should see a break in the rainfall Friday night through Saturday morning with mostly cloudy skies expected. It will be quite mild on Saturday with highs topping out around 60 degrees.
Later Saturday, another storm system developing across the southern Plains will move northeastward toward the Ohio Valley. This system will spread clouds and rain back across northeastern Ohio by late Saturday afternoon or Saturday evening. The rain will continue through the day on Sunday with highs reaching the low 50s.
By late Sunday, a strong but slow moving cold front will begin to cross northeastern Ohio. This front will usher in much more seasonable temperatures with a threat of rain or snow for Sunday night and Monday. Highs on Monday will only reach the mid 30s.