Ample moisture steaming north ahead of a cold front brought 1 to 3 inches of rain, causing ponding on roadways, along with rumbles of thunder, and damaging winds in northeastern Ohio with strong late afternoon thunderstorms Thursday.

Low pressure over Lower Michigan will continue to circulate cool, moist air into Ohio, with on and off showers and a gusty westerly breeze. Temperatures will be stuck in the low to mid-50s, our first true jacket weather day of the season.

High pressure will build in from the southwest tonight and Friday. Skies will clear, with temperatures dipping into the upper 40s in the morning, then rebounding to near 70 in the afternoon under a sunny sky.

Showers will develop Saturday along a weak cold front, ending by late afternoon and in time for the OSU game Saturday evening. Sunshine Sunday and seasonably mild temperatures will bring a nice finish to the weekend.

Forecast

  • Thursday: Mainly cloudy, windy, cool, lingering showers. High 57
  • Tonight: Cloudy, cool, evening sprinkles. Low 47
  • Friday: Clearing, milder. High 72
  • Saturday: Mostly cloudy, showers, breezy. High 69 (56)
  • Sunday: Sunny, nice. High 72 (49)
  • Monday: Mostly sunny. High 77 (52)
  • Tuesday: Sunny, warmer. High 79 (58)
  • Wednesday: Sunny. High 77 (58)