Rain, strong to severe storms possible today ahead of sunny weekend

It will be warm and rainy today, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington. There will be a chance of rain to begin with today, but showers will be likely by afternoon, joined by occasional thunderstorms.

A few strong to severe storms will be possible this afternoon and evening, with the main threats being damaging wind and locally heavy rain. Most of the Miami Valley and Dayton region has the chance for short-lived, isolated strong to severe storms.

A brief tornado cannot be ruled out, primarily south of the Ohio River, according to NWS.

Heavy rainfall is possible into the evening, with rain chances gradually falling overnight. Localized flooding is possible.

Highs will be around 83 degrees today, and lows will be around 66 degrees overnight.

Clouds will gradually clear during the day on Saturday for mostly sunny skies in the evening and a clear night.

It will be warm during the day with highs around 82 degrees, and cool overnight with lows around 59 degrees.

Sunday will be clear and warm, with highs around 85 degrees and lows around 63 degrees.

Monday will see above-average temperatures and muggy conditions.

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