The Norwalk-area weather is going to undergo a drastic change.
After residents enjoyed sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 70s on Sunday, forecasters are calling for a rude start to the work week.
Monday will see showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m., as a cold front moves in. It will be windy, with a south wind 26 to 32 mph and gusts as high as 43 mph. Temperatures will plummet about 50 degrees, going from a high of 71 to a low of 32.
By Tuesday, there could be snowfall. The high temperature won't get out of the 30s and the low will be in the upper 20s.
The National Weather Service in Cleveland on Sunday issued the following hazardous weather outlook for Huron County:
WIND GUSTS TO 30 TO 35 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY INTO TONIGHT WELL
AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT THAT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE REGION
EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON.
WIND GUSTS TO 40 TO 45 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED ON MONDAY IN
ASSOCIATION WITH A COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION
DURING THE EARLY AFTERNOON.
Here is the forecast for the next two days:
Monday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m. High near 71. Windy, with a south wind 26 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday night: Showers and thunderstorms before 10 p.m., then showers likely. Low around 32. Breezy, with a north wind 11 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a northwest wind 18 to 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday night: A slight chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 8 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.