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After the showers and strong storms that moved through Sunday night, things are calming down now. Lows tonight will drop to near 70 and it will stay muggy.
For Monday, we'll see more sunshine and temps will rise into the upper 80s. Again, we have a chance at showers and storms come the afternoon, although the chance is less than what we saw Sunday.
Temps again are near 90 this afternoon with dew points in the upper 50s and low 60s. So, it's not as humid as it's been. Storms are firing off to the west, and sliding SE. so our western and SW counties could see thunder by dinner and into tonight.
Update: Temps have already hit the upper 80s to near 90 degrees. Bright sunshine and west winds have started quite the warm-up. This afternoon, winds will shift more northerly keeping us in the upper 80s and lower 90s. Other than a few high clouds, expect sunshine to dominate the day.
This hot & humid air mass has been fueling storms riding along a stationary cold front for the past couple days. Today the story changes. High pressure will settle in over the Great Lakes this afternoon giving us a break from the afternoon storms. The front will sink further south across the Ohio River Valley and take with it the best chance for storms.
North winds will dominate the forecast today across Ohio. Expect plenty of sunshine and very warm temperatures again but humidity will be much lower. Afternoon temps will top out in the upper 80s to near 90º under a bright blue sky. Throughout the day, high clouds will pass through our sky from storms developing to the west but we should stay dry today.
Overnight tonight and into your Monday, this weather pattern will start to push out. A warm front will sweep across Ohio bringing a return to the 90s but also much better chances for rain. Expect scattered storms Monday and into Tuesday as hot, humid & hazy air seeps north and into Ohio. Rain chances dwindle toward the second half of the work week as high pressure build in from the south. Expect lower to middle 90s by next weekend.
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