Humidity climbs overnight with fog possible; Wednesday highs expected in the 90s


  • Few areas of patchy fog late tonight
  • Few storms, humidity returns mid-week
  • Drying out for the end of the week

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Overnight: Humidity is expected to slowly climb, which could lead to patchy fog by morning, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said. Outside of any fog, skies will remain mostly clear with overnight lows around 70 degrees. 

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Wednesday: Partly cloudy, warmer and more humidity is expected with a chance for some evening showers and storms. Highs will reach around 90 degrees with overnight lows dropping to around 70 degrees. A few storms will linger into the night but severe weather is not expected. 

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Thursday: Another chance for some showers and thunderstorms through midday, mainly in areas southeast of Dayton. Skies will gradually clear with highs reaching the middle 80s.

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Friday: Mostly sunny skies and lower humidity is expected. Highs will be near average in the mid-80s.

Saturday: Another sunny day expected with high temperatures approaching 90 degrees. Humidity will increase as well, pushing heat index values into the lower to middle 90s. 

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Sunday: Partly cloudy, hot and humid with highs again near 90 degrees but will feel like the lower to middle 90s. There will be a slight chance for a few storms in the afternoon and evening. 

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