Showers to move out tonight; Sunny, warm Memorial Day weekend ahead

Once the rain stops tonight, conditions will be dry and warm for the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

Periods of rain, and possibly a few rumbles of thunder, will move out of the region by 8 p.m., according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

Otherwise, it will be cloudy, cool and humid. The high temperature for today reached 69 degrees in Dayton, 67 in Cincinnati and 68 in Columbus, the NWS reported. The overnight low will fall to around 56 degrees.

Saturday sees the return of sunshine and the start of a warming trend that could result in 90-degree temperatures next week.

Morning clouds will fall during the day on Saturday for mostly clear skies by the evening. Temperatures will rise a little more to a high around 75 degrees. It will be mostly clear Saturday night as temperatures fall to around 57 degrees.

Sunday will be mostly sunny and hot, with highs around 84 degrees. Skies will be mostly clear overnight with a low around 65 degrees.

An Air Quality Alert is in effect for Memorial Day and Tuesday in Clark, Darke, Greene, Montgomery and Preble counties as higher temperatures arrive.

Memorial Day will be sunny with a high near 88 degrees and Tuesday will be sunny with a high near 90 degrees.

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