Chance of light rain, snow showers this afternoon; temperatures to warm up this week

The region has a second chance to see snow late Monday afternoon and early in the evening before temperatures start to warm up again this week.

Monday will be similar to Sunday with high temperatures hitting 40, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington. Any lingering winds will weaken, with bouts of sunshine expected into the early afternoon. Some light rain and snow is possible in the late afternoon and early evening. West central and central Ohio have the highest chance of snow, with light accumulation possible into early Tuesday morning, according to NWS.

Overnight temperatures will drop to the low to mid 30s, but things will start to heat up again Tuesday. Highs will reach the mid to low 50s, but those south of I-70 could see temperatures as warm as the low 60s. Skies are expected to be slightly cloudy Tuesday.

The warming trend continues Wednesday with highs moving into the 60s and possibly 70s. A cold front moving into the region overnight Wednesday into Thursday could bring some showers, with the bulk of the rain forecasted for Wednesday night and Thursday morning, according to NWS. High temperatures could reach 60 Thursday, but will then start to drop as cold air moves into the area.

By Friday the temperatures are expected to be back in the low 40s, with a more seasonable temperatures expected Saturday and Sunday.

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