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Frosty Wednesday morning

Frosty start!
Frosty start!
Mike Groenke

Were you out early enough to catch the morning snow today? We picked up anywhere from a dusting to just under an inch depending on where you are in Columbus. It was a bitter reminder that it can still snow even in the month of April. Temperatures have been in the 30s all day with a stiff northwest breeze making it feel even colder.

As skies clear out and winds calm down this evening, the temperature will begin to drop fairly quickly. Expect lows in the middle 20s for Columbus and possible even near 20 degrees in the outlying areas. If you have any budding flowers that may be sensitive to a hard freeze, be sure to take appropriate actions to keep them safe and warm.

A sunny Wednesday will help do away with the widespread morning frost fairly quickly. Even so, do not expect a warm day. Highs will barely make it into the lower 50s by late afternoon even under mostly sunny skies.

The real warm up comes on Thursday as highs head back in the middle and upper 60s. A weak cool front will arrive on Friday brining some scattered afternoon showers. This will cool us back into the middle 50s for Saturday.

Right now Easter Sunday is looking great if you have any outdoor plans! Whether it is morning brunch or an Easter egg hunt, the weather is looking perfect with sunshine and highs near 70 degrees!

7-Day Forecast
7-Day Forecast Mike Groenke

7-Day Forecast

Frosty Wednesday morning, but then it warms up!  Easter is looking great with highs near 70!  Just a bit cooler on Saturday with highs in the 50s.

Tuesday evening
Tuesday evening Mike Groenke

Tuesday evening

It will be a cold evening, take your coat!  Gusty winds will subside along with clear skies to help the temp drop quickly!  Down into the 20s by midnight...

Wednesday
Wednesday Mike Groenke

Wednesday

If you have any budding flowers that may be sensitive to a hard freeze, be sure to take appropriate actions to keep them safe and warm.  A sunny Wednesday will help do away with the widespread morning frost fairly quickly.