A front will remain stationary across southern Ohio through this afternoon. Weak areas of low pressure will ride eastward along this front, producing occasional rain and snow. This activity should remain south of the area today.
A light northerly flow across the lake will produce cloudy skies and a few flurries across our area through this afternoon. With a little luck, we may see a peak of sunshine.
It will be a cold St. Patrick’s Day with highs only in the mid 30s.
Low pressure will begin to develop across the lower Ohio Valley tonight. This will cause the stationary front across the southern portions of the state to begin lifting northward as a warm front. Precipitation will also spread northward late tonight in advance of the warm front, reaching northeastern Ohio after midnight.
Temperatures across northeastern Ohio tonight will be cold enough to support a mix of freezing rain, sleet, and snow, with some light ice and snow accumulations possible by day break Monday.
Lows tonight will be in the mid to upper 20s.
A wintry mix of precipitation will continue into Monday morning before milder air causes a change over to all rain by mid day. Highs on Monday will climb to around 40 degrees.
A cold front will sweep across the area Monday night ushering in some colder air and changing any left over rain showers to snow showers. Lows Monday night will fall to the upper 20s.
Scattered snow showers will linger through the day on Tuesday with highs only reaching the low to mid 30s.