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FORECAST: A Wet, Wild & Windy Saturday

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Posted at 5:35 AM, Dec 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-10 21:51:39-05

CLEVELAND — HIGH WIND WARNING from 1pm to 11pm SATURDAY for Lake & Northern Ashtabula Counties for gusts near or above 50 mph. A WIND ADVISORY is in effect from 1pm thru 7pm Saturday for all the rest of Northern Ohio for wind gusts between 40 & 50 mph. Potential for trees and powerline damage.

Rain will move in overnight as temepratures warm into the upper 50s and lower 60s by sunrise. Winds will gusts above 30 mph at times too.

Our high wind threat comes in two waves Saturday. Strong storms Saturday morning will have heavy rain, occasional lightning and an even higher threat for wind damage. Winds gusting to 50mph while the storms are rolling through.

Once the cold front moves by around midday, and the storms fade out, the second wave of strong winds will arrive behind the front. Strong winds will continue through Saturday evening with wind gusts above 50 miles per hour, especially near the lake shore. Non-thunderstorm wind damage and power outages will be a concern. Temperatures will tumble during the afternoon, out of the 60s and into the 30s by sunset!

That cold air blowing over Lake Erie could give us a few snow showers late Saturday. Thankfully the winds relax heading into Sunday with some sun in the forecast for the Browns game.

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FORECAST HEADLINES

  • Strong storms overnight and Saturday morning
  • 60s early Saturday
  • High winds could cause power problems Saturday
  • Temps take a DIVE Saturday afternoon
  • Much cooler Sunday for the Browns Game

DETAILED FORECAST

Friday: Scattered rain and stronger storms. Becoming windy. | Temps: Rising to near 60º by sunrise.

Saturday: HIGH WINDS LIKELY! AM Rain & thunderstorms followed by strong winds. Gusts over 50 mph.| High: 64º (Dropping to 35º by sunset)

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

Monday: Mainly sunny & mild. | High: 48º

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