‘Enhanced’ risk for severe storms to end week; Wind and hail primary concern


  • Warm and mainly dry tonight
  • Rain/Strong storms Friday
  • Mild weekend with linger showers

>>TRACK THE CONDITIONS: Live Doppler 7 Radar

Butler and Warren County are under an air quality alert today.


TODAY: Mainly clear and warm through the evening with a very light breeze. Temperatures fall through the 80s. Clouds increase with the humidity overnight. Slight chance of a few showers possible far northwest by daybreak Friday. Temperatures fall to a low in the lower 60s.

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FRIDAY: Showers and a few storms arrive Friday morning with locally heavy rain possible. A brief break is expected around midday before another round of showers and storms return in late afternoon and evening.

Strong to severe storms will be possible with damaging winds and hail the primary threat. An isolated tornado is possible. It will be hot and humid, too, with highs nearing 90 degrees.

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SATURDAY: Warm still with some passing showers early. Slight chance for a pop up storm in the afternoon. Highs in the middle 80s.

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SUNDAY: Sunshine and scattered clouds. Clouds increase towards evening. A few isolated showers and thunderstorms may pop-up in the evening. Highs in the upper 80s.

MONDAY: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and few thunderstorms. Still warm and muggy with highs in the lower 80s.

TUESDAY: Chance of an early morning shower then drying out with decreasing clouds. Less humid and cooler with highs in the lower 70s.