Chance of rain, storms today could help dry start to June

Today started out partly cloudy and calm, but as the day goes on the chances of showers and thunderstorms will rise, peaking around 5 p.m., when rain and storms are likely, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

The NWS said the Cincinnati airport has recorded the fourth-driest start to June in history.

After 5 p.m. today, rain chances will steadily fall to very low after midnight.

Highs during the day will reach near 81 degrees, and fall to around 64 degrees overnight.

On Friday, we will see another chance for rain and thunderstorms peaking in the afternoon, although not nearly as high of a chance. Rain chances will again fall into the evening, with only a slight chance before 9 p.m.

Friday will be near 86 degrees at its peak, falling to around 66 degrees overnight.

Saturday will be warmer and clearer, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 89 degrees. Saturday night will be mostly cloudy, though, with lows falling to around 70 degrees.

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