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

Synopsis,
A
warm front will be the focal point for scattered showers late today. However temps will be cooler today as our region will be North of the front. There will be a short break midday before another round develops
late today. Tonight a disturbance will ride along the front
bringing heavy rainfall overnight tonight and early tomorrow.
Some thunderstorms will accompany this disturbance as well. Thursday lighter
showers will rule early before a strong cold front approaches the area late
Thursday night and early Friday. This front will bring the next batch of
heavy rain and embedded thunderstorms. There is the potential for some
hail and damaging winds with these showers and storms late Thursday and again late Thursday night and
early Friday. Some idications suggest that if enough diurnal heating may occur, that is enough breaks in the overcast could put there area at enough sufficient heating, then we could stand the potential for isolated tornadoes late Thursday. All the strong parameters of CAPE and theta-e advection are there. All this is a measure of energy given forcing of the trough and wind shear in the atmosphere. The other possibility with these rounds of showers and storms is that we stand the chance to see one to three inches of rainfall causing flooding. A flood watch may be needed. Stay tuned for further details.

Long range:
Cooler
air moves in behind this front over the weekend before another stronger
system with heavy rainfall and wind moves in early next week. There is
the potential for flooding with this system as well and very chilly air
to accompany this system on the back side.

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 forecast.
Thanks.

Today
4/2 - Mostly cloudy, scattered showers early and again late. Winds E 5
to 10 mph. High late day of 59. Chance of rain 50%. Rainfall around between a tenth
and a quarter of an inch.

Tonight 4/2 - Mostly cloudy, scattered showers then scattered showers and thunderstorms possible. Winds SE 5 to 10 mph. Low 50. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall around a quarter to a half of an inch.

Thursday 4/3 - Mostly cloudy, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Rain heavy at times especially NW. Winds SE 5 to 15 mph. High 66. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around a half to three quarters of an inch.

Thur
night 4/3 - Mostly cloudy, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Winds S
5 to 15 mph. Low 56. Chance of rain 60%. Rainfall around a quarter to a half of an inch.

Friday 4/4 - Mostly cloudy,
scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm then peaks of sun with a slight chance of
scattered showers. Windy. Winds SW 15 to 25 mph, gust to 45 mph. High 69. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around a quarter to a half of an inch.

Fri night 4/4 - Mostly cloudy. Windy early. Low 36.

Saturday 4/5 - Mostly sunny. High 50.

Sat night 4/5 - Mostly clear. Low 33.

Sunday 4/5 - Mostly sunny, increasing clouds by pm. High 58.

Sun night 4/5 - Mostly cloudy. Low 40.

Monday 4/6 - Mostly cloudy, rain. Breezy. High 54. Chance of rain 100%.

Mon night 4/6 - Mostly cloudy, scattered rain showers. Windy. Low 36. Chance of rain 60%.

Tuesday 4/7 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered rain/snow showers. Windy. High 39. Chance of rain/snow 40%.

Tues night 4/7 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered snow showers. Low 29. Chance of snow 30%.

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