FORECAST: Cold All Weekend + Snowy At Times

Posted at 8:38 AM, Dec 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-17 19:50:28-05

CLEVELAND — Snow showers will be possible this evening into Sunday across NE Ohio. It will be a breezy and cold overnight otherwise, as lows drop into the low to mid 20s.

Accumulations for most of us will be well below 1". The exception could be the northern-most sliver of Ashtabula County. A lake effect snow band could persist and deposit 4 to 6 inches of snow from Geneva to Conneaut Saturday night into Sunday night.

By Sunday the snow will be focused more on the primary snow belt with lake effect snow possible close to the shoreline. The rest of us could see a little sunshine with just an isolated snow flurry. Dress for Winter again. Highs will only climb into the lower 30s during the day.

We are monitoring a POTENTIAL WINTER STORM for late next week which will likely usher in bitter cold temperatures for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Shovelable snow is also possible by next Thursday and Friday, setting the table for a White Christmas Day. REMEMBER: This potential storm is still a week away. Don't believe everything you see on the internet about snowfall totals. Its still WAY TOO EARLY for exact numbers. A lot will change between now and then. Trust the News5 Weather Team with your Holiday Travel Plans. Stay connected with us for the latest, accurate information as the Holidays approach!

What To Expect:

  • Snow possible Saturday Night
  • Sunday highs in the 30s
  • Much Colder late next week!
  • Potential for SNOW in time for Christmas!

Daily Breakdown:

Sunday: Cloud/sun mix to west. Lake Effect to NE. Cold. | High: 32º

Monday: Cloud/sun mix. Cold. | High: 33º

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. Blustery. Seasonal. | High: 40º

Wednesday: Cloudy skies. Isolated rain. Blustery. | High: 34º

Thursday: Rain/Snow Showers. Cloudy. | High: 37º

Friday: Snow. Accumulations possible! Windy. Cold. | High: 20º

Christmas Eve: Mostly cloudy. Lake effect snow possible. Cold. | High: 17º

Christmas Day: Cloud/sun mix. Cold. | High: 22º

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