Showers, storms continue; flood threat increases this weekend

Published: Thursday, September 06, 2018 @ 3:49 AM
Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2018 @ 4:50 PM

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  • Temperatures drop as rain increases
  • Remnants of Gordon bring widespread weekend rain
  • Heaviest rain likely Saturday night into Sunday

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DETAILED FORECAST

This evening: Numerous showers and storms will continue to cross the region before tapering off after dark.

“The rain could be heavy at times and storms could produce some hail and strong winds through late afternoon,” Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.

Temperatures will fluctuate from the 70s and 80s in and out of rain showers, Elwell said.

Overnight: Showers will taper off with clouds lingering. Some patchy fog will be possible, especially across the southern Miami Valley. Temperatures will drop into the upper 60s by morning.

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Friday: Expect lots of clouds along with the threat for showers and a few thunderstorms, especially south of Interstate 70. Highs will be in the upper 70s.

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Saturday: Skies will be mostly cloudy with occasional showers. Rain will increase in coverage and intensity late in the day and into the evening. Temperatures will be held into the lower 70s with clouds and rain. 

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Sunday: Rain is likely, especially the first half of the day. Rain will be steady and heavy at times. Rainfall amounts of more than 2 to 3 inches is possible. Highs will reach into the lower 80s. 

Monday: Any remaining showers will end early in the day with clouds breaking. Temperatures will top out in the middle 70s. 

Tuesday: Expect partly sunny skies and pleasantly warm weather. Temperatures will be in the upper 70s.

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