Columbus and Central Ohio Weather

High pressure will build south across the region, maintaining a very dry northerly flow of air. Sunshine mixed with a few puffy clouds, as afternoon temperatures topped out in the upper 70s.

Under mostly clear skies tonight, temperatures will fall into the comfortable 50s.

Saturday will be a little sunnier and warmer, as the lingering haze dissipates, with highs in the low 80s. Some clouds will develop later in the afternoon.

A storm system will bring a stronger front that usual later on Sunday, with a wave of low pressure tracking from the southern Plains to the Ohio Valley, triggering widespread showers and a few storms into early Monday morning.

A few additional showers are possible on Tuesday, adding up to beneficial moisture in a moderate drought.


  • Tonight: Mostly clear. Low 55
  • Saturday: More sunshine, warmer. High 84
  • Sunday: Afternoon showers. High 82 (61)
  • Monday: Showers linger early, mainly cloudy. High 73 (63)
  • Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, p.m. showers. High 74 (56)
  • Wednesday: More sunshine, warmer. High 82 (57)