Chance for strong, severe storms returns this weekend

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Heavy rain, gusty winds and an isolated tornado are the main threats.

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  • Quiet start to the weekend
  • Rain and storms return Sunday
  • Strong to severe storms possible Sunday afternoon

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OVERNIGHT: Clouds will gradually decrease through the overnight, said Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs. Temperatures will fall to the mid-40s by Saturday morning.

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SATURDAY: Sunshine returns, especially early, with much quieter conditions. Come clouds will return into Saturday night. Temperatures will fall from the 60s this evening to the middle 40s by Saturday morning.

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SUNDAY: Rain, heavy at times, will arrive early on Sunday morning with a few embedded thunderstorms possible. As an area of low pressure moves through the Miami Valley during the afternoon, some showers and thunderstorms are expected to redevelop with the potential for some to become strong to severe. Highs are expected to be in the mid-60s with cooler spots north.

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MONDAY: There may be a lingering stray shower or two Monday morning. Conditions will quickly dry out and clouds will decrease through the remainder of the day.

TUESDAY: Partly cloudy skies with higher temperatures. Highs will climb to the upper 60s.

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WEDNESDAY: It will be partly sunny, breezy and warm with highs in the low 70s. A few showers are possible late day into Wednesday night.