Low pressure will move quickly northeastward into the Ohio Valley today. We will start off the day will some sunshine in most areas, but clouds will quickly increase by early this afternoon. Rain will spread northeastward across the area by late this afternoon ahead of the approaching system. It will be cool today with highs reaching the mid to upper 50s.
Rain will continue into this evening, then gradually taper to showers overnight. Some partial clearing is expected after midnight. Lows will fall to around 40 degrees.
On Friday, high pressure will briefly build across the area. A cool west to southwest flow will remain in place. While most locations will be dry, a few rain showers could impact the far northeastern snow belt areas during the day. Highs on Friday will climb to near 60 degrees.
Friday night will be partly cloudy with lows ranging from the mid 30s to low 40s.
On Saturday, a trough will begin to dig southeastward into the Great Lakes, sending another cold front eastward toward the area. Clouds will increase across northern Ohio ahead of this system during the morning with showers arriving after noon. It will be breezy with highs in the mid 50s.
Colder air will spread across the area Saturday night and Sunday on breezy westerly winds. Lake effect rain showers are likely, especially across the primary snow belt areas east of Cleveland. Elsewhere, it will be partly cloudy with a few scattered showers possible. Lows Saturday night will be in the upper 30s to low 40s with highs on Sunday in the low to mid 50s.
High pressure will bring another brief period of dry, settled weather to northern Ohio on Monday. Highs will climb back into the mid to upper 50s under partly cloudy skies.
Another cold front will bring more showers to the region on Tuesday and Wednesday.