The National Weather Service's Cleveland office has issued a hazardous weather outlook forecast for north-central Ohio and north-east Ohio, including Summit County.?High winds, with gusts of up to 45 mph, especially in counties adjacent to Lake Erie, are expected tonight into Friday morning. A wind advisory is in effect for Cuyahoga County and a gale warning is in effect for Lake Erie from Michigan to Ashtabula.
For northern Summit County, the weather service forecasts showers and possibly a thunderstorm this afternoon, with temperature falling to around 42 by 5 p.m. and westerly winds around 9 mph. The chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Rain is expected tonight before 1 a.m., then rain and snow with a low around 33 degrees and breezy conditions with a northwest wind 16 to 22 mph and gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches is possible.
Snow is expected Friday, with temperatures near 38 degrees and continued breezy conditions, with a northwest wind 17 to 21 mph and gusts as high as 32 mph. The chance of precipitation is 80 percent and new snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches is possible. Snow is likely before 8 p.m. Friday night, with gradual clearing skies and a low around 29 degrees. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent, but little or no snow accumulation is expected. Saturday is expected to be sunny, with a high near 52 degrees and a northwest wind of 6 to 8 mph. Temperatures are expected to be in the 60s Sunday, with highs of around 70 degrees Monday and Tuesday.
Compiled by Eric Marotta? ?