Columbus and Central Ohio Weather

A hot, breezy Sunday with some sunshine and high humidity brought a sweltering conclusion to a weekend that started on the stormy side. Temperatures topped out near 90 degrees in central Ohio, with a heat index close to 100.

A broken line of showers and storms ahead of a cold front sliding southeast across the state late tonight will bring a few areas of rain and thunder, though coverage will be scattered. A few showers will linger Monday morning across the southern part of the state, as the front slips into Kentucky.

Skies will remain mostly cloudy Monday, with some afternoon sun as drier air works in from the north. Temperatures will be10 degrees cooler, near 80.

A disturbance on the front will bring periods of rain Tuesday, tapering off in the afternoon, with cooler readings in the 70s.

The boundary will lift north midweek, as additional energy rides in a west-to-east flow, bringing scattered showers and storms scattered showers and storms through Thursday, until a cold front arrives and ushers in dry and pleasant weather beginning on Friday through next weekend.

Forecast

  • Tonight: Scattered showers, storms, muggy. Low 69
  • Monday: Mostly cloudy, showers south, not as warm. High 80
  • Tuesday: Showers return, cooler. High 76 (67)
  • Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, scattered storms. High 84 (69)
  • Thursday: Showers, storms likely. High 81 (70)
  • Friday: Partly cloudy. High 81 (66)
  • Saturday: Partly cloudy. High 81 (63)