This will be a crisp weekend to be outdoors.
A Wind Chill Watch exists that will probably be upgraded to a warning later. But based upon what we've experienced so far this winter, this weekend's weather forecast is not horrible.
A little snow, a little breezy, and some cool temps. It's mid-February in northern Ohio. Winter.
Highlights from the NWS:
- another arctic blast will hit the area this weekend.
- temperatures will fall into the single digits by late Saturday afternoon, and then plunge to 5 to 10 degrees below zero by daybreak Sunday.
- 1 to 2 inches of snow Saturday.
- northwest winds will increase to 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph Saturday afternoon, which will cause significant blowing and drifting of snow.
Toledo Forecast - Last Update: Feb 13, 2015 2:21 pm
Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Southwest wind 11 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday: Snow showers with areas of blowing snow before noon, then snow showers likely with areas of blowing snow between noon and 3pm, then areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow showers after 3pm. Temperature rising to near 20 by 9am, then falling to around 7 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a west wind 16 to 25 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night: Areas of blowing snow and a slight chance of snow showers before 8pm, then areas of blowing snow after 8pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 2. Wind chill values as low as -29. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
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