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FORECAST: High Wind Watch! Warmer with More Rain and Wind Ahead

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Posted at 6:00 AM, Dec 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-09 17:35:32-05

CLEVELAND — HIGH WIND WATCH for Saturday: Cuyahoga, Lake, Northern Ashtabula, Lorain, Erie, & Ottawa Counties. Wind gusts above 50 mph are possible during the day Saturday. Potential for trees and powerline damage.

Milder weather arrives beginning tonight. A warm front will slide north thru the area. Skies will be mostly cloudy. Temperatures by the Friday morning rush will be close to 40 degrees.

Milder air continues to arrives during the day on Friday. Look for temperatures to climb into the 50s by early evening and then keep on climbing thru Saturday morning. Likely reaching the lower 60s by early to mid morning on Saturday. Rain showers are likely Friday night and Saturday morning ahead of a strong cold front. Thunderstorms with strong winds are also possible.

Once the cold front moves by, temperatures will tumble into the middle 40s by evening. Strong winds will continue through Saturday evening with wind gusts above 50 miles per hour, especially near the lake shore.

Temps take another tumble for the second half of the weekend with a light lake effect mix possible for Sunday Browns game.

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FORECAST HEADLINES

  • Cloudy and milder tonight
  • 50s likely Friday with evening rain
  • 60s early Saturday with AM showers
  • High winds could cause power problems Saturday
  • Much cooler Sunday for the Browns Game

DETAILED FORECAST

Thursday Night: Cloudy. A bit milder.Temperatures rising up to near 40 by sunrise.| Low: 37º

Friday: Cloudy. Evening rain showers. | High: 51º

Saturday: HIGH WIND WATCH! AM Rain & thunderstorms. Very Windy with gusts to near 50 mph.| High: 62º

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Cooler. | High: 45º

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