Temperatures above 70 degrees are possible on Thursday

Temperatures above 70 degrees are possible on Thursday
(Source: WOIO)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Spring is a week away, but Northeast Ohio could be seeing summer-like temperatures on Thursday.

Afternoon temperatures for Cleveland and the surrounding communities are forecast to reach 70 degrees or higher, according to 19 First Alert Meteorologist Jeff Tanchak.

Despite the pleasant temperatures, severe weather is expected to move into the area Thursday night. A First Alert Weather Day has been issued for Thursday because of the potential for scattered storms and gusty winds.

Click here for the complete 19 First Alert Forecast.

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