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Sushine and warmth leads to a few evening storms, some strong

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

With daytime heating this afternoon there could be a few strong showers and thunderstorms by pm. A cold front will move in and stall across the region tonight allowing thunderstorms to die out over the region. During the day tomorrow a developing low will travel from the South and put our region back into an unstable air mass. Any sun could set off a round of severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and a isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. All of the perimeters will be in place but the lack of day time heating may keep things a bit more stable. However thunderstorms with high precipitation rates may once again train over similar areas that saw recent heavy rain. If this happens there could be a serious threat for flooding. Storms will taper to heavy showers by Thursday as the front will be drug through the region stabilizing the air mass. Cooler and showery weather will last into Friday.

Long range:
A cool weekend looks to be in store there could be the return to some showers Sunday but overall a drier period will exist into earlier next week as temps being to rebound.

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 5/13 - Mostly sunny with a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms by pm. An isolated storm might be severe late. Winds SW 5 to 15 mph. High 86. Chance of rain 40%. Rainfall around a tenth of an inch, with higher amounts possible in and around thunderstorms.

Tonight 5/13 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms. Winds SW becoming NW 5 to 10 mph late. Low 62. Chance of rain 40%.

Wednesday 5/14 - Mostly cloudy, scattered showers and thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe. Heavy rain possible. Winds becoming SE 5 to 15 mph. High 74. Chance of rain 70%.

Wed night 5/14 - Mostly cloudy, scattered showers and thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe early. Heavy rain possible. Winds SE becoming W 5 to 15 mph late. Low 60. Chance of rain 100%.

Thursday 5/15 - Mostly cloudy, scattered showers with a few rumbles of thunder early then a chance of scattered showers. Winds W becoming NW 5 to 15 mph. High 62. Chance of rain 80%.

Thur night 5/15 - Mostly cloudy. Low 44.

Friday 5/16 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered showers. High 59. Chance of rain 30%.

Fri night 5/16 - Mostly cloudy. Low 42.

Saturday 5/17 - Partly sunny, becoming mostly cloudy, a slight chance of scattered showers. High 62. Chance of rain 20%.

Sat night 5/17 - Mostly cloudy. Low 43.

Sunday 5/18 - Partly sunny. High 64.

Sun night 5/18 - Mostly cloudy. Low 44.

Monday 5/19 - Partly sunny. High 70.

Mon night 5/19 - Mostly clear. Low 49.



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