Low pressure centered over the lower Ohio Valley this morning, will track east-northeast to the eastern Great Lakes by tonight. Occasional showers and a few thunderstorms will spread across the area from west to east today, then taper off tonight as the system passes to our east.
A few showers are possible on Saturday as a weak upper air disturbance moves across the region.
Dry weather is forecast to return to northern Ohio for the second half of the weekend as high pressure builds across the Great Lakes and northeastern United States.
Here is the forecast: For today, it will be mostly cloudy with showers likely, and possibly a thunderstorm. Highs will be in the mid 60s. Winds S 10-15 mph.
Tonight, mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows will be around 40. Winds W 5-10 mph.
Saturday, mostly cloudy and breezy with a chance of showers. Highs will be near 60. Winds SW 10-20 mph.
Saturday night, partly cloudy with lows in the mid 30s.
Sunday will be partly sunny with highs reaching the mid to upper 50s.
Extended Analysis: High pressure is forecast to be centered across the Great Lakes on Monday, providing northern Ohio with fair, dry weather to start the work week.
By Tuesday, a large, slow moving storm system over the center of the country will begin to impact the weather across our area. Clouds will increase and showers will arrive Monday night and continue through Tuesday and Tuesday night.
Deep moisture will continue to stream northward across the area through Wednesday with occasional showers likely to persist.
Here is the extended forecast: Sunday night, mostly clear with lows in the mid 30s.
Monday, increasing clouds with highs in the mid 60s.
Monday night, mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 40s.
Tuesday, mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs will be near 60.
Tuesday night, mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 40s.
Wednesday, mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs will be near 60.