CLEVELAND - A surge of warm, southerly air brought record setting temperatures to northern Ohio early Wednesday.

The National Weather Service says temperatures warmed into the lower 60s during the morning hours and surpassed several records including in Cleveland, Akron, Mansfield and Youngstown.

Here is a look at today's record highs:

  • Cleveland: 63 degrees (old record 62 in 1916)
  • Akron/Canton: 64 degrees (old record 61 in 1947)
  • Mansfield: 62 degrees (old record 56 in 1969)
  • Youngstown: 63 degrees (old record 60 in 1932)

WKYC Meteorologist Hollie Strano says a major change to our weather is coming today as a cold front passes and temperatures fall with lake effect snow possible by Thursday.