Columbus weather: Expect temps to rise, no rain this week

Expect temperatures to jump on Wednesday and rain to stay away from the Columbus area for the foreseeable future, said WRBL Chief Meteorologist Bob Jeswald.

Today will be sunny with highs around 71. It'll stay windy today, when gusts could reach 30 mph.

Skies will grow partly cloudy tonight, when lows will dip to about 50. Winds could reach 15 mph.

Temperatures will be markedly increased for the rest of the week. Wednesday's highs will climb to 80. Winds could reach 20 mph.

Wednesday night will be partly cloudy. Lows will bottom out around 60.

Expect sunny skies that become partly cloudy in the afternoon on Thursday. Highs will peak around 85.

It'll remain partly cloudy into Thursday night, when lows will be around 63.