Cooler weather will set up over Cleveland through midweek following a mild start to the week.
Highs will be kept in the 40s Wednesday with overnight lows dipping down into the 30s, possibly dipping below the freezing mark.
Folks heading out to the ballpark might want to take a coat with them as the Cleveland Indians continue their home stand against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday and Thursday evenings.
Dry conditions will accompany the cooler weather with Wednesday featuring partial sunshine and a breeze off Lake Erie.
This chill is not expected to stick around for long, however.
By Thursday, warmer air is forecast to return to the Cleveland area and continue through the rest of the week.
Showers will make an appearance on Friday as a cold front moves through the region. A few rumbles of thunder cannot be ruled out either as the front rolls through.
A cooler weekend is in store for Cleveland in the wake of this front with temperatures both days struggling to reach the 50-degree mark.
A normal high for this time of year is 62 degrees.
Snow will linger across parts of the northern Plains to the Upper Midwest as December begins.
A train of storms will slam into the Northwest United States well into next week and perhaps through much of December.
Downpours will continue the threat for flooding across parts of southern India this week.
Following several days of dry weather, a weak area frontal boundary will bring rainfall to northern France Thursday night into Friday.
Tens of thousands will gather in rainy and mild conditions at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, for the 83rd annual Christmas tree lighting.
As the Northern Hemisphere plunges into winter, the night sky will come to life with several notable astronomical events throughout the season.
Erie Canal (1831)
Coldest December ever closed Erie Canal.
Snow fell for 5 minutes in South Florida in the Ft. Myers area.
Eastern Maine (1964)
Down east blizzard 12-18" snow, accompanied by 60 mph winds; 8' drifts. Record snow from Detroit to Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh, PA 8.5" snow, most for date Akron-Canton, OH 24" snowstorm Dec. 1-2 - biggest snowstorm on record Detroit, MI Record 19.2" snow paralyzed city.