Record heat continues as it stays warm overnight

RECORDS BROKEN: The high temperature of 94 degrees at the Dayton International Airport breaks the record for Oct. 1 (previously set in 1897) and the all-time October record of 93 previously set in 1897 and 1900.

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  • Record heat continues
  • Passing shower or storm Thursday
  • Back to fall weather Friday through weekend

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Overnight: It will stay quiet and warm with lows around 70 degrees, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said.

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Wednesday: A dry and warm morning, rising through the 70s. Temperatures will climb to around 90 degrees once again with heat index values in the 90s. There will be gusty winds in the afternoon as sunshine and scattered clouds increase. A few passing showers or storms are possible across the north in the evening and first part of the overnight.

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Thursday: It will be warm with partly cloudy skies and windy at times. A weak cold front may bring a few passing showers or an isolated storm through the area with temperatures rising to the middle 80s then fall behind the front.

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Friday: Fall temperatures return. It will be a little breezy at times and cooler with highs in the upper 60s.

Saturday: It will be mostly sunny, cool and comfortable with highs around 70 degrees. Some clouds return late in the day with the chance for a few showers late or at night.

Sunday: It will be mostly cloudy with scattered showers as a little breezy at times with highs in the lower 70s.