St. Patrick's Day parade weather chilly, clear

CLEVELAND (AP) — St. Patrick's Day revelers in northern Ohio can expect sunny skies and chilly temperatures for parades honoring Ireland's patron saint.

Cleveland's St. Patrick's Day parade, one of the nation's largest, steps off at Superior Avenue and E. 18th St. at 1:04 p.m. Monday in 30-degree temperatures. The march can draw hundreds of thousands of spectators. This year's event celebrates Irish stage and screen entertainers.

A holiday festival in Toledo runs noon to 10 p.m. Monday at St. Clement's Community Center.

Columbus' parade steps off at 11:30 a.m. Monday near Nationwide headquarters, heading south on High Street to Broad. Partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the mid-40s are forecast.

Cities including Cincinnati, Akron, Youngstown and the Columbus suburb of Dublin held festivities this weekend.

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