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Clouds on the increase with showers and isolated thunderstorms

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Miami Valley , Whitewater Valley, and the I-71 corridor of Ohio/Indiana:

The air mass over the region will be much cooler the next few days due to an upper level low that will stick with us through the early part of the weekend. With some instability and an upper level low hanging around expect pm showers and a few storms this afternoon and a few showers again possible on tomorrow afternoon.

Long range:
The upper level low will eventually leave the region by late Saturday allowing warmer and a more normal summertime pattern to return mid to late next week.

The following is the seven day forecast for the Dayton metro area and a 50 mile radius around it. Other metro areas like Columbus, Cincinnati, and Portsmouth are not included. For those areas please request a separate

Today 5/16 - Becoming mostly cloudy, with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms developing. Winds SW 5 to 15 mph, becoming W. High 57. Chance of rain 60%. Rainfall around a tenth to a quarter of an inch, higher amounts possible in and around thunderstorms.

Tonight 5/16 - Mostly cloudy, scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms early, then a chance of scattered showers. Winds W 5 to 10 mph. Low 39. Chance of rain 50%. Rainfall around a tenth to a quarter of an inch, higher amounts possible in and around thunderstorms.

Saturday 5/17 - Partly sunny, a slight chance of scattered showers. Winds W 5 to 15 mph. High 59. Chance of rain 20%.

Sat night 5/17 - Mostly cloudy, becoming mostly clear late. Patchy light frost possible. Winds W 5 to 10 mph, becoming calm. Low 38.

Sunday 5/18 - Partly sunny. Winds light and variable. High 65.

Sun night 5/18 - Mostly clear. Low 42.

Monday 5/19 - Partly sunny. High 68.

Mon night 5/19 - Mostly clear. Low 44.

Tuesday 5/20 - Mostly sunny. High 73.

Tues night 5/20 - Mostly clear. Low 52.

Wednesday 5/21 - Partly sunny, a slight chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 76. Chance of rain 20%.

Wed night 5/21 - Partly cloudy. Low 60.

Thursday 5/22 - Partly sunny. High 84.

Thur night 5/22 - Partly cloudy. Low 62.



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