Clear and comfortable; heat and humidity expected through weekend

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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Summer heat returns for the weekend.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Lowering humidity
  • Heat returns this weekend
  • Storms at times early next week
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OVERNIGHT: It'll be partly cloudy with the slight chance of an isolated shower or storm southeast of Dayton before sunset then skies clear. Temperatures will be falling through the 80s with lowering humidity. Mainly clear skies tonight and comfortable with lows in the lower 60s.

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FRIDAY: Nice weather returns with mostly sunny skies and lower humidity. Highs will be near the average in the middle 80s.

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SATURDAY: Sunny skies and high temperatures climbing to around 90 degrees. The humidity levels will climb through the day, making it feel closer to the lower to middle 90s.

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SUNDAY: Partly cloudy, hot and humid with highs near 90 degrees. Heat index values will be in the lower to middle 90s. There's a slight chance of a few afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms.

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MONDAY: Similar to Sunday, it will be hot and humid with a high in the upper 80s. Humidity will make it feel like the lower to middle 90s. Again, there will be a chance for isolated, pop-up storms to develop in the afternoon.

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