Slight chance of evening storms; cold front to lower temps, humidity

Storms move through the Miami Valley producing strong winds and lightning Friday, June 18, 2021. MARSHALL GORBY\STAFF
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Storms move through the Miami Valley producing strong winds and lightning Friday, June 18, 2021. MARSHALL GORBY\STAFF

Credit: Marshall Gorby

Credit: Marshall Gorby

Strong thunderstorms remain possible for some tonight before a cold front swings through, bringing cooler and drier air into Friday and Saturday.

A Flood Advisory is in effect until 11:45 p.m. for Greene County., issued by the National Weather Service in Wilmington. Radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms, with minor flooding expected after between 1 and 3 inches of rain has fallen. Motorists who encounter flooded roads should turn around. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles, the NWS said.

Seasonably cooler and less humid conditions are expected behind the cold front, which will persist into the weekend. It will be mostly cloudy tonight, with an overnight low of 67 degrees.

You know it’s hot when the cows start taking to the water. This group of cows in Greene County got into the water to cool down on Thursday, July 29, 2021. MARSHALL GORBY\STAFF
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You know it’s hot when the cows start taking to the water. This group of cows in Greene County got into the water to cool down on Thursday, July 29, 2021. MARSHALL GORBY\STAFF

It won’t be as humid or as hot Friday with mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 79 degrees. Friday night will be partly cloudy with an overnight low around 59 degrees.

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Skies will be partly sunny Saturday with a high near 80 degrees. Saturday night will be partly cloudy with an overnight low around 60 degrees.

There is a slight chance of showers before 2 p.m. Sunday, followed by a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2 and 3 p.m. Otherwise, the day will be mostly sunny with a high near 82 degrees. Skies clear later Sunday night, which will have an overnight low around 58 degrees.

Monday will be sunny with a high near 80 degrees. Monday night will be mostly clear with a low around 57 degrees.