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Warmer temps return before cooldown at end of week: Cleveland, Akron weather forecast

The Plain Dealer  Cleveland logo The Plain Dealer Cleveland 8/31/2020 By Cliff Pinckard,
a couple of people that are standing in front of a body of water: High temperatures will be in the 80s for most of the week in Northeast Ohio. © David Petkiewicz, Petkiewicz, High temperatures will be in the 80s for most of the week in Northeast Ohio.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Temperatures will climb back into the 80s this week in Northeast Ohio, although cooler conditions could return for the weekend.

Monday is looking pretty pleasant, with mostly sunny skies and highs in the low 80s for both the Akron and Cleveland areas. It will be partly cloudy overnight in Cleveland and mostly cloudy in Akron as temps dip to the low 60s.

Partly sunny skies are in the forecast for Tuesday. High temps will be around 83 in Cleveland and 85 in Akron. There is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon. Chances of showers and storms will increase overnight and it will be a big muggy, with temps staying in the high 60s.

Showers and thunderstorms are likely on Wednesday, especially after about 3 p.m. Otherwise it will be partly sunny with highs in the mid-80s. Showers and thunderstorms remain likely until about 9 p.m. and temps will be in the mid-60s overnight.

Thursday again brings a solid chance of showers during the afternoon, with highs in the mid-80s. Overnight temps will drop to the low 60s as showers and thunderstorms again could pop up.

Things clear up on Friday, setting up a pleasant holiday weekend, with mostly sunny skies in the forecast through Sunday. Highs will be in the mid-70s Friday and Saturday, then will climb to about 80 degrees on Sunday.

Monday’s sunrise: 6:52 a.m.

Sunset: 8 p.m.

Pollen count: 3.0 (low)


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