Flood watches in effect for parts of region until 7 p.m.

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Steady and widespread rain continues this afternoon with rain totals near 3 inches in spots by Friday.

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Rain will be likely and may be heavy at times. An additional 1 inch of rain will be possible overnight. Temperatures will hold steady around 50 degrees, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.

A flood watch is in effect for until 7 p.m. for Auglaize, Darke, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Preble, Shelby and Wayne (Indiana) counties, issued by the National Weather Service.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Rain continues into Friday; 1 to 3 inches possible
  • Showers taper off, but cool Saturday
  • Patchy frost possible Sunday, Monday mornings

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5 Day Forecast with Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

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DETAILED FORECAST

Friday: Skies will remain cloudy with occasional rain showers mixed in with some dry time. It will remain cool, with temperatures only reaching into the middle 50s.

Eight Days of Rain
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Eight Days of Rain

Credit: Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

Credit: Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

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Saturday: Mostly cloudy skies will start the weekend with occasional showers possible, especially south and west. It stays unseasonably cool with high temperatures in the middle 50s.

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Sunday: Sunshine will return to wrap up the weekend with temperatures rebounding into the upper 50s.

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Monday: Mostly sunny skies are expected with highs in the lower 60s

Tuesday: Expect partly cloudy skies and more seasonable temperatures in the middle 60s.