FORECAST: A Taste of Summer this Week

Posted at 5:13 AM, May 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-11 22:43:32-04

CLEVELAND — Its called a Rex Block...It occurs when a strong high pressure sits north of a strong low pressure. The 2 systems stall for several days at a time and its happening right now along the US East Coast. A strong high pressure over the Northeast States sits north of a strong low pressure storm system just off the Georgia Coast. These 2 systems just aren't moving anywhere fast... That means that storm systems to our west will be slow to move east this week. Bottom line: We are warm and dry and will stay warm and dry thru at least early Saturday.

More sunshine and high clouds are on the way for the rest of Wednesday. We should have no trouble getting high temperatures up close to 80 degrees again during the afternoon. The same can be said for Thursday and Friday. Each day this week, there will likely be a lake breeze develop. So "Cooler Lakeside" applies each afternoon through Friday. Average highs this time of the year are near 70 degrees. Make your plans to get outside and enjoy this beautiful stretch of weather!

Next chance of rain is not until this Saturday with a few showers and storms during the afternoon. Better shot for more widespread showers & storms arrives Sunday PM.

Enjoy the dry time and have an awesome week!


  • Mild & dry tonight
  • Still warm Thursday & Friday
  • Lots of bright sunshine through Friday
  • Cooler near Lake Erie each afternoon this week
  • Storms form on a lake breeze Saturday afternoon
  • Rain holds off until Saturday and Sunday


Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Mild & dry.| Low: 57º

Thursday: Feeling like summer! Still dry.| High: 83º

Friday: Partly cloudy and warm.| High: 83º

Saturday: Still warm with spotty showers and storms for the afternoon.| High: 77º

Sunday: Afternoon showers & t-storms.| High: 75º

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