The good news is that the forecast remains consistent. But with it only being mid-October we are still making outdoor plans, and unfortunately the weather won't be cooperating this weekend.
Saturday will get off to a cloudy but seasonable start (temps in the 50s) before winds turn, temps drop and rain comes down.
A second surge of colder air will arrive later in the evening. This is when snow gets into the forecast picture.
Keep in mind, this won't be crazy snow. The snowflakes may accumulate in the higher terrain areas east of Cleveland, but it won't last terribly long. Elevated surfaces (decks, porches, steps, mulch) will hold the most accumulation for the longest time. Lakeshore areas (and those within a few miles of the Lake) will stay with rain. You're going to have to be inland and at higher elevation to have the snow.
The other 80 percent of Northeast Ohio will have ZERO chance of snow accumulation, but a lot of us will stand a chance to at least *see* snow. Not pretty snowflakes, oh no ... gross mixed kind of stuff.
Take it all in while you can because in true Northeast Ohio fashion it'll be change for next week, which is looking quite seasonable with sunny skies and highs back into the 50s.
TONIGHT| Cloudy with scattered rain showers developing. Breezy. Temps fall back into the 40s, then start rising before daybreak
SATURDAY | Scattered rain showers likely, turning to mix (and some areas to all snow) later in the afternoon. Windy. Some snow accumulation Saturday night in the high terrain snowbelt east of Cleveland. | Mid 50s early falling into 40s most of the day... 30s by evening
SUNDAY | Early lake effect showers east (some snow mix then rain). Clearing for afternoon. Cool. | Mid 40s
MONDAY | Mostly sunny. | Mid 50s
TUESDAY | Partly cloudy. | Mid 50s
WEDNESDAY | Partly cloudy. | Around 50
THURSDAY | Partly cloudy. | Low 50s
FRIDAY| Partly cloudy. | Mid 50s
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