FORECAST: Record Warmth & High Winds for Mid-week

Posted at 5:17 AM, Feb 14, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-14 22:22:40-05

CLEVELAND — WIND ADVISORY from 4am Wednesday until 4pm Wednesday for Cuyahoga, Lorain, Medina, Ashland, Richland, Erie, Huron, Ottawa, Sandusky & Seneca Counties. Wind could gust to near 50 mph.

Windy & warm weather will begin moving into Northern Ohio tonight, setting the stage for potential severe thunderstorms Thursday afternoon.

Skies are clouding up for the overnight as a weakening low pressure moves our way from the southwest. A few rain showers will slide in tonight but should be gone by sunrise. Low temperatures will fall into the 40s. Winds will start to pick up with gusts to near 40 mph by the Wednesday AM rush.

Wednesday stays windy all day with wind gusts above 40 mph. A few spots in the Advisory area could se gusts to near 50 mph during the day. We should see quite a bit of sunshine as well which will allow temperatures to soar to near record highs in the middle and upper 60s. Winds stay gusty until storms roll though Thursday afternoon with a cold front. We have a shot at strong to potentially damaging thunderstorms Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures will crash Friday, as a cold front moves through the region late Thursday. The chill does not last long! We will rebound into the upper 30s to around 40 by next Saturday, with some more sunshine.

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What To Expect:

  • Showers overnight
  • Wind gust to near 40 mph after midnight
  • Warm & windy Wednesday
  • Wednesday wind gusts between 40 & 50 mph
  • Near-record highs in the 60s
  • Storms likely Thursday
  • Snow possible Friday

Daily Breakdown:

Valentine's Overnight: Scattered rain. Becoming windy. | Low: 49º

Wednesday: ALERT- HIGH WINDS LIKELY! Warming back up! Very windy.| High: 68º

Thursday: ALERT- Isolated Severe Storms Possible. Rain likely & gusty. Strong PM storms possible.| High: 60º

Friday: Temps crash! Few snow showers | High: 30º

Saturday: More sunshine. Not as cold. | High: 44º

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Mild. | High: 52º

Monday: More clouds. PM showers. Mild. | High: 49º

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