Some of the coolest weather of the season so far is in store for Cleveland and northern Ohio into the weekend. There is a risk of waterspouts over Lake Erie Friday.
A change is on the way after building heat set record highs at Cleveland, with temperatures in the mid 90s Tuesday and Wednesday.
But on Friday morning, temperatures were down around 60 in the region. Temperatures in some areas will end up be 50 to 60 degrees colder comparing midweek highs with weekend lows.
By Saturday morning, most areas will be in the 40s, with a few spots a tad colder.
Canadian air has settle in over the region with much lower temperatures and humidity, as well as a gusty breeze. Some people will feel refreshed, while others may mind the sudden chill.
It is not out of the question a few waterspouts form over Lake Erie with the chilly air moving over the warm waters Friday. Conditions may stabilize in the Cleveland area waters by Saturday.
The pattern into the weekend could yield some of the lowest temperatures of the season so far for the metro area and the region in general. There is a chance of frost in the coldest spots this weekend, where winds diminish and skies clear away from the lake.
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