Columbus and Central Ohio Weather

Showers and a few strong thunderstorms developed this afternoon, some containing pockets of hail with a diamter of 0.5 to 1 inch in northeast Union and southwest Delaware counties.

A cold front slipped through central Ohio Friday evening, dropping temperatures from the 70s to the 50s.

The front will move slowly southeast tonight, as a wave of low pressure moves north, resulting in another round of rain tonight that will taper off early Saturday. A few additional showers will pop up in the chilly air in the afternoon with a secondary cold front. Temperatures will only reach the mid-50s.

Unseasonably cool weather will persist through the remainder of the weekend. A few sprinkles are possible on Sunday, when highs will struggle to reach 50 degrees.

Next week will start off on the cool side, with patchy frost Monday morning and afternoon readings in the 50s. High pressure will build across the region, keeping skies partly to mostly sunny.

Dry and relatively cool weather will continue throught midweek, with a gradual warmup. ill not likely return until Thursday.


  • Tonight: Periods of rain, cooler. Low 47
  • Saturday: Mostly cloudy, cool, few showers. High 57
  • Sunday: Partly cloudy, crisp. High 49 (37)
  • Monday: Mostly sunny. High 55 (33)
  • Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High 60 (34)
  • Wednesday: Clouds return. High 62 (40)
  • Thursday: Rain, cooler: 55 (43)
  • Friday: Mostly cloudy. High 54 (39)