(WJW) – Communities in west will be soggy overnight, rain thins out as it approached Cleveland area. But a few sprinkles will make it through. Cold front works over us tonight, meaning the cool and wet trend continues through the close of the weekend.

Scattered showers move back in by Sunday. Cooler with highs in the 50s.

Low stalls with additional rain early next week. Temps in the 40s. Average high hits 70 degrees in Cleveland on May 11.

Here’s the latest 8-Day Forecast:

Why has the pattern shifted “cooler” recently? 

There are three reasons: First the tropical Pacific has now shifted to a cooler phase (MJO) as La Nina is fading. Secondly, a ridge of high pressure has developed over the Gulf of Alaska with low pressure over the Aleutian Islands, thirdly, a strong high-pressure ridge over Greenland.