Few showers Saturday; heating up for Monday’s solar eclipse

Partly cloudy skies and comfortable conditions are expected through the evening with temperatures falling into the 70s, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said.


  • Quiet and comfortable evening
  • A few showers around early Saturday
  • Heating up for Monday solar eclipse

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5 Day Forecast with Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs


Overnight: Clouds increase with a few showers possible to the northwest by sunrise. Lows will be in the middle 60s.

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Saturday: A few showers in spots start the day. Isolated thunderstorms are possible, but no severe weather is expected. It dries out into the late afternoon and evening. Highs will reach around 80 degrees. Skies clear into Saturday night, when it cools off into the lower 60s. Areas of fog develop by Sunday morning.

Temperature Trend
Photo: Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs

WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

Sunday: Some morning fog will burn off, giving way to mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. It warms up and will become a bit more humid for the afternoon with temperatures in the upper 80s.

Monday (Great American Eclipse day): A hot and humid day expected. Temperatures will climb to nearly 90 degrees, but the humidity will make it feel like the lower 90s. Sunshine and some later afternoon scattered clouds are possible, though a good view for the eclipse is expected.

Humidity Trend
Photo: Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs

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Tuesday: Dry early, then clouds increase into the afternoon with a chance for showers and storms into the evening and overnight. Highs will be in the upper 80s.

Wednesday: Some leftover showers are possible to start the day. Clouds break for some afternoon sunshine, when it will become a bit breezy. Highs reach around 80 degrees.

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