Columbus and Central Ohio Weather

The last official weekend of winter (spring arrives Monday at 5:24 p.m.) feels like January. Snow showers, driven by a reinforcing arctic cold front, moved rapidly east across the state. A few narrow ribbons briefly reduced the visibility. 

Temperatures hovered around freezing, as gusts topped 30 mph, with some breaks of sun. Readings quickly tumbled into the 20s by this evening, with wind chills falling into the single digits.

Clouds will linger early tonight, along with scattered flurries, with winds gradually diminishing after midnight.  Overnight lows will fall to near 20 degrees. 

High pressure will build in on Sunday, bringing partly cloudy skies on Sunday, after some morning clouds move off. Temperatures will remain unseasonably cold—in the mid-30s.

The early part of the week will feature mostly sunny and seasonal conditions. Clouds will return Tuesday night ahead of a system crossing the Plains, which will introduce showers into the region beginning on Wednesday and continuing until the end of the week, off and on. 

Temperatures will rebound into the 60s Thursday and Friday in a southwesterly flow.


  • Tonight: Scattered flurries, blustery, frigid. Low 20
  • Sunday: Partly cloudy, cold. High 37
  • Monday: Sunny, seasonal. High 48 (22)
  • Tuesday: Partly cloudy, milder. High 55 (28)
  • Wednesday: Rain develops. High 54 (37)
  • Thursday: Showers. High 66 (47)
  • Friday: Showers, storms p.m. High 67 (55)
  • Saturday: Partly cloudy, breezy. High: 54 (43)