Chilly air will continue to grip the Cleveland area through this weekend, but warmer air is coming.
Highs this weekend will remain around 50 with lows in the upper 30s. Much of the week has been below average with highs mainly in the upper 40s.
The average high for this time of year in Cleveland is around 60. Temperatures this week have been running as high as 10 degrees below average.
With the cold air in place, some folks in the Cleveland suburbs recorded their first snowfall of the season. The favorable lake-affect areas in northeastern Ohio recorded significant accumulations Thursday morning.
Snow is not expected in the city this weekend or early next week, but a shower or two will be around Saturday.
Improvement is expected early next week as high pressure nudges its way into the region. Drying conditions are expected with temperatures reaching 60 by Tuesday.
Story written by Jordan Root, AccuWeather.com Meteorologist
While Hurricane Cristobal will track east of the United States this week, it will spread rough surf along much of the Atlantic coast and will have some direct impact on Bermuda.
After a brief cooldown late this week, very warm and humid air will bounce back during the Labor Day weekend.
While the weather over much of the Atlantic and Pacific coasts will be free of rain this Labor Day weekend, a zone of unsettled weather will reach across part of the Central states.
Though Hurricane Marie will weaken through this week, it will bring dangerous waves and rip currents to Southern California.
After several days of summerlike warmth and humidity, cooler and more pleasant air will return to end the week.
A disturbance gathering spin over Gulf of Mexico will drift onshore in Texas before the end of the week with drenching showers and locally gusty thunderstorms.
South Carolina (1893)
First of 3 great hurricanes that year in SC. Over 1,000 people drowned in tidal surge at Charleston.
Miami, FL (1964)
Hurricane Cleo battered South Florida area, the first direct hit since 1950. Gusts to 135 mph, barometer 28.57 inches. Damage at $125 million.
East Coast (1971)
Tropical Storm Doria paralleled East Coast, causing serious flooding. It also spawned a tornado in Cape May County, NJ.