FORECAST: Cold & windy today before a holiday warm-up

Posted at 5:35 AM, Dec 22, 2021

CLEVELAND — Counting down the days to Christmas... Tracking some impactful weather also.

Stay warm! It is going to be frigid tonight/Thursday morning with temperatures in the mid to low 20s. After a cold start, temperatures will rebound on Thursday. Plan on some sun and a breezy south wind helping us get from the teens/20s back to near 40º. A few showers are possible on Thursday afternoon and evening.

We continue to warm as we head into the weekend. We're near 50 Friday afternoon and holding that into Christmas morning. Christmas Night is a different story. Temps are taking a quick dive back to winter to finish out the weekend.

Along with the warmth comes rain. Plan on rain late Friday and through much of Christmas Day.

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  • Cold tonight
  • Temps in the 20s, chills in the teens
  • More seasonable Thursday
  • Warmer & wetter Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
  • Much colder late Saturday/Sunday


Wednesday Night: Snow showers end. Cold. | Low: 23º

Thursday: Isolated rain/snow late in the day. Chilly. | High: 40º

Christmas Eve: Milder temperatures. Rain late. | High: 50º

Christmas Day: Rain likely with temps taking a dive. | Temps: 50s -> 30s late

Sunday: Much colder. Wintry mix. | High: 39º

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