FORECAST: Quiet week heading up to Christmas

Posted at 5:39 AM, Dec 20, 2021

CLEVELAND — We are officially into a big week for travel and last minute shopping. We need some cooperation from Mother Nature. We've got it!

For Christmas week, next few days will be chilly but quiet. I cannot rule out isolated light lake effect snow on Wednesday and Thursday for our NE communities. A stronger system will move toward the area by the end of the week. However, it will not bring us a White Christmas. In fact, temperatures look to climb well above average by Christmas Eve with rain showers building in late and sticking around through Christmas morning.

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  • Seasonable For First Day of Winter
  • Winter begins at 10:59 am Tuesday
  • Few quiet days ahead
  • Warming for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
  • Looking soggy late week


Tonight: Few more clouds overnight. Chilly.| Low: 30º

Tuesday: Winter begins! Partly sunny and dry.| High: 41º

Wednesday: Dry for most. Isolated Lake effect & chilly. | High: 35º

Thursday: Stray Lake effect. Chilly. | High: 40º

Christmas Eve: Milder temperatures. Rain late. | High: 52º

Christmas Day: Rain ending early as temps take a dive. | Temps: 40s -> 30s

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