Clearing Skies And Turning Colder Tonight


UPDATED: Sunday February 23, 2014 7:21 PM

SUNDAY AFTERNOON WEATHER DISCUSSION
Date:  Feb. 23rd    Time:  3:00pm    Meteorologist: Eric Elwell
 
Your Doppler 10 Forecast
This Evening:    Mostly cloudy and cool
Tonight:    Clearing skies and turning colder. Low: 18
Tomorrow:    Partly to mostly sunny and chilly. High: 29
Tuesday    A chance for snow early. High: 30

Special Information:
  A cold front which is currently stalled along the Ohio River will bring rain showers to southern Ohio early this evening. The rain may mix with some snow before ending tonight as the cold front slowly shifts south. Skies will slowly clear from north to south tonight as colder air filters into central Ohio. Temperatures will fall back into the upper teens to lower 20’s by Monday morning.
   The workweek will start dry with partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies. Clouds will increase Monday evening with a chance for some light snow late Monday night into early Tuesday morning. Little if any snow accumulation is expected Monday night.
   An arctic cold front will move into the state late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning bringing a return of much colder temperatures into central Ohio. A few snow showers will be possible along this front, mainly across eastern Ohio Wednesday morning. Temperatures will struggle to make it into the upper teens for highs Wednesday with lows falling into the single digits Thursday morning.

Alerts :  Numerous flood warnings continue on rivers around central Ohio until further notice.
                                                                                                                                          
Inconvenient Weather:  Areas of light rain across southern Ohio may mix with light snow before ending tonight. Little if any snow accumulation is expected. Colder air will filter into the state overnight with temperatures dropping into the upper teens to low 20s by Monday morning. Another chance for light snow will be possible late Monday night.

Planning your Day:  Partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies are in the forecast to start the week. It will be colder with highs only in the upper 20’s to lower 30’s.
       
Stats:  Averages: 43/27 Record High: 66 (1985,1906) /  Record Low: -4 (1885)
            Tonight’s Sunset: 6:17 p.m. / Monday Sunrise: 7:12 a.m. / Sunset: 6:18 p.m.
            Snowfall so far this season: 50.6” (+30.5”)