Clear tonight; Chance for rain returns this weekend

It will be clear tonight with sunshine to end the workweek before the chance of rain returns for the weekend.

The high temperature reached 82 degrees in Dayton, 78 in Cincinnati and 81 in Columbus, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

It will be cool tonight with an overnight low around 60 degrees.

Friday will be sunny and a little hotter, with highs near 85 degrees. Skies stay mostly clear Friday night, with an overnight low around 66 degrees.

It will be partly sunny with an afternoon high near 82 degrees on Saturday. There is a chance of showers, mainly after 3 p.m. It will be mostly cloudy Saturday night with a chance of showers after midnight.

Rain is expected to start Sunday, which will be mostly cloudy with a high near 79 degrees. There is a chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3 p.m. Showers are likely, and possibly a storm, after 3 p.m. into Sunday night. Overnight lows are expected in the mid-60s.

The chance for rain will continue into Monday, with heavier downpours possible. There also is a chance for showers on Tuesday, according to the NWS.

It is expected to be cooler, with high temperatures in the mid-70s for the first part of the workweek.

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