[2:50 PM] A strong cold front will push through the Ohio Valley Friday morning, bringing temperatures 10-15 degrees below normal on Friday and Saturday. The 8-14 day temperature outlook also indicates below normal temperatures are likely October 12-18.
[5:20 AM] The film is still developing, but we can tell this is going to be a picture-perfect autumn weather day ahead! Highs will reach into the mid 70s with abundant sunshine.
[8:20 PM] If you think it's too cold out now, imagine 1980 and 1987. Or perhaps you'd rather remember three years ago, when Cincinnati set a record for the date October 3 with a maximum temperature of 94 degrees and Columbus set a record with 93 degrees.
In Ohio, October and November have restrictions put in place regarding open burning during daylight hours. Dry and windy conditions can combine with open flame to potentially create a wildfire. Visit ODNR's Division of Forestry for more info. ohiodnr.gov/discover-and-l…
[4:20 AM] Break out the fleece sweatshirts and pour the pumpkin spiced lattes... because fall weather is on its way! We have been treated to a string of mild days & chilly nights recently, but even cooler air will arrive late week, with frosty mornings likely by this weekend!
[5:38 PM] Patchy frost is possible overnight. Take steps now to protect tender plants.
As the seasons turn, we begin to monitor the potential for frost/freeze conditions across the Ohio Valley. For information about frost/freeze climatology, check out our webpage: weather.gov/iln/fallfrostf…
Clear skies and light winds have allowed temperatures to drop into the 40s this morning. Mostly clear skies will persist today helping highs reach near 70 by the afternoon thanks to abundant sunshine.
[4:45 PM] Surface winds will decrease tonight allowing for some brisk Monday morning low temperatures.
For your Sunday morning newspaper, check out the climate summary for the month of September. Let's see what October brings 🎃 weather.gov/media/iln/clim…
[7:48 PM] Upper-level clouds will decrease overnight as the remnant low of Ian tracks east. Winds subside tonight, but expect breezy northeasterly winds again by 10 AM.
Rain showers from Ian's remnants struggling to make it as far west as Columbus thus far. There may be some light showers that move further westward this afternoon, but this rain will be battling some drier air. Rain eventually dissipates tonight, keeping the forecast dry Sunday.
The remnants of Ian will move across the area today bringing some enhanced cloud cover and breezy conditions. Additionally, areas along and east of the Scioto River Valley will have the chance for rain through the day.
Can you see where the clouds and rain will occur on Saturday? Yep, it will be a cool and wet day in the east... due to the remnants of Ian located in Virginia.
IR satellite loop shows clouds moving into Ohio ahead of Hurricane Ian as it moves to South Carolina. Showers are expected across Southeast Ohio on Saturday when Ian's remnants move north.
[4:57 AM] Highs in the upper 60s to lower 70s are expected today, with some clouds gradually moving in. Dry weather is forecast today, with a chance of showers for some locations tomorrow.
Temperatures on Friday will be near normal for the end of September. More sunshine is expected!
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Slightly warmer temperatures Thursday and Friday with mostly sunny skies.
Midnight shift balloon launch! Wilmington, OH is one of the many offices launching extra balloons to help gather data to support the forecast for Hurricane Ian.
Temperatures will be a bit warmer tomorrow.
@LisaGProsek Today's temperatures in Columbus were around 10 degrees below normal for this time of year.
Today's weather map shows mostly cloudy skies and cool temperatures on a persistent northerly flow.
Might need a jacket as you head out this morning! Wednesday's high temperatures only reaching the low 60s.
Cool temperatures are being observed across the region, while a few showers forming in the moist flow off Lake Michigan are moving toward Central Ohio.
A slight cooling trend will continue into mid week. Once again, a few showers could occur today from west central Ohio into central Ohio.
Cool conditions remain in place overnight with lows dropping into the 40s areawide.
There will be a gradual cooling trend into the middle of the week. A few showers will be possible from time to time from west central into central Ohio.