Showers overnight, threat for severe weather diminishes

Heavy rainfall on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, caused standing water on roads like on Patterson Road in Dayton. MARSHALL GORBY\STAFF
Heavy rainfall on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, caused standing water on roads like on Patterson Road in Dayton. MARSHALL GORBY\STAFF

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The severe weather threat continues to diminish as a cold front makes its way out of the region.

Showers are expected tonight with overnight lows around 48 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

Rain chances will trail off Wednesday morning as clouds decrease, resulting in a cool and breezy day. Highs will be around 59 degrees during the day.

Wednesday night will be partly cloudy, with a low of around 41 degrees. The clouds will start to increase again in the early-morning hours on Thursday.

The chance for rain returns Thursday and Friday.

During the day on Thursday, skies will be mostly cloudy, with a slight chance of rain beginning in the afternoon. The NWS predicted a chance of rain throughout the night, though clouds will decrease overnight.