Air Pollution Advisory extended; heat index likely over 100 degrees this weekend

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The hottest weekend of the year is expected as temperatures soar into the middle 90s Saturday. With the humidity, the heat index will likely top 100 degrees across parts of Ohio this weekend. Temperatures are expected to remain unseasonably warm through the 4th of July.

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QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Air Pollution Advisory through Saturday
  • Temps on the rise; Heat index tops 100 this weekend
  • Chance for pop-up storms returns by early next week

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DETAILED FORECAST

Overnight: Expect clear skies with temperatures dropping into the upper 60s, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.

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Friday: Mostly sunny skies along with hot and humid conditions are expected. Highs will top out in the lower 90s with a heat index rising into the upper 90s.

An Air Pollution Advisory has been issued for Clark, Greene, Miami and Montgomery counties. An Air Quality Alert is issued for Butler and Warren counties.

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>> Heat wave expected this weekend

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Saturday: Skies will become partly cloudy with plenty of heat and humidity. Highs will top out in the mid-90s with a heat index likely over 100 degrees at times. An Air Pollution Advisory will continue into Saturday afternoon.

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Sunday: Expect a mix of sun and clouds with continued summer heat. Highs will be in the lower 90s. There is a chance for a few pop-up storms late in the day or evening.

Monday: Partly cloudy skies will start with a chance for some passing afternoon and evening storms. Highs will remain near 90 degrees.

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Tuesday: Skies will be partly cloudy with a chance for a late-day shower or storm. Highs will top out near 90 degrees.

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