Northeast Ohio weather: Record heat in the forecast this weekend; rain returns by late Saturday

Northeast Ohio weather: Record heat in the forecast this weekend; rain returns Saturday night

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Temperatures stay warm overnight Friday thanks to breezy south winds.

A few isolated showers and rumbles can’t be ruled out, but most of us will stay dry.

Highs will soar into the low to mid 80s on Saturday afternoon.

Along with the Summer-like warmth will come the opportunity for scattered showers and storms after 5:00 PM.

These will begin in our western counties and will move east across the area during the evening hours.

There is an isolated threat for some of the storms to be strong and severe, with gusty winds and small hail being the main threats,

Storms will end by Sunday morning, giving way to a cooler ending to the weekend.

Sunday’s highs will only be in the low 60s.

Showers will linger through the day Saturday.

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