Storm Tracking Alert: Heavy rain, strong winds Saturday

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Flood watches and wind advisories have been issued in parts of the Miami Valley.

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Flood Watch is in effect until 7 p.m. Saturday for Randolph (Indiana) County and until 1 a.m. Sunday for Auglaize, Darke, Logan, Mercer and Shelby counties.

Wind Advisory has been issued from 3 a.m. Saturday through 7 a.m. Sunday for Auglaize, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Greene, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby, Warren and Wayne (Indiana) counties.

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QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Rounds of rain continue through Saturday
  • Gusty winds up to 40-45 mph possible
  • Record high temp likely for Saturday

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DETAILED FORECAST

Overnight: Showers will taper off into the night, but cloudy skies and gusty winds remain, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said. Winds may gust up to 30 to 40 mph.

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Saturday: After a few passing showers early in the morning, a steadier line of rain and a few storms move in by midday. Gusty winds will pick up through the day, up to 30 to 40 mph. An isolated damaging wind gust is possible with any embedded thunderstorms. Rain with rounds of downpours continue in the afternoon. Showers will taper off into Saturday night, but gusty winds remain and could gust over 40 mph. Rain totals from Friday through Saturday will range from 1 to 3 inches.

It will feel like spring as temperatures reach the mid-60s, which will break the record of 59 degrees set in 2018.

Downpours will move in through the afternoon. Later in the day, heavy rain and thunderstorms will be possible. Wind on Saturday evening could gust over 40 mph. Showers will taper into Sunday morning. The rain totals from Friday and Saturday will range from one to three inches.

>> County-by-County Weather

Sunday: It will be dry, but windy, especially in the morning. Wind gusts of 30 to 35 mph are possible. The day will begin with temperatures in the mid-30s. Highs reach the 40s in the afternoon, which will have sunshine and scattered clouds.

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Friday Midday 5-Day Forecast

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Monday: The workweek will start quietly with sunshine and a few clouds. It will not be as breezy, with highs approaching 50 degrees.

Tuesday: Clouds increase with the slight chance of a stray shower south of Dayton, but most will stay dry. Temperatures will be high for this time of year, with highs in the low 50s.

Wednesday: Sun and scattered clouds are expected, along with wind. Highs will reach the mid-50s.

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