Columbus and Central Ohio Weather

High pressure over the Midwest brought bring cold and tranquil conditions to the Ohio Valley.

High clouds are increasing ahead of a southern storm that will remain well south of the region. Temperatures will dip[ down to near 20 degrees, and as low as 15 across the northern counties.

Conditions will feel seasonal on Thursday, with temperatures warming to the upper 30s in a light southwesterly flow and a mix of clouds and sun.

Clouds will thicken in the evening ahead of an arctic front that will usher in frigid air by early Friday. Temperatures will tumble into the low teens in the morning, with a wind chill factor near zero.

High temperatures will struggle to reach 20 degrees Friday afternoon and fall back to near 10 degrees overnight. Saturday will dawn quite cold, but with a brisk southwesterly flow behind retreating high pressure, readings will return to the upper 30s in the afternoon.

Mild weather will continue on Sunday. A weak disturbance will bring more clouds and the chance for a brief shower. Temperatures will rise into the upper 40s. Even warmer weather will follow next week.


  • Tonight: Clouds increase. Low 20
  • Thursday: Mix clouds and sun. High 38
  • Friday: Mostly sunny, blustery, very cold. High 22 (16)
  • Saturday: Mostly sunny, breezy p.m.. High 35 (11)
  • Sunday: Mostly cloudy, milder. High 46 (32)
  • Monday: Mostly sunny. High 48 (30)
  • Tuesday: Cloudy, few showers. High 53 (39)
  • Wednesday: Partly sunny. High 47 (40)