It looks like another day of wet weather for the Tri-State. More downpours are possible and a few thunderstorms with gusty winds, small hail and lightning will hit through the day.
Temperatures will start in the mid 60s for the morning rush. Highs will top out between 75-78 degrees this afternoon. In between our main chances for rain, skies will stay mostly cloudy.
Tonight, there's a chance for a few lingering showers and storms during the fireworks displays, so keep checking WCPO.com or our Storm Shield app this evening before you head out.
A Flash Flood Watch is out through Friday evening because of the rainfall from June and the heavy rain that's possible in spots through tonight. Any new rain that falls on our overly saturated soil could result in quick flash flooding.
The best window for rain today will be around later this morning and into the afternoon hours. Our best chances for rain once again play out in northern Kentucky. The chance for rain starts to fade a bit as we get closer to sunset.
If you are heading out to watch a fireworks show tonight, keep in mind we'll still be looking at a 30 percent chance of showers and storms at this time.
The rest of your 4th of July weekend forecast is relatively quiet and pleasant. We'll wake up to temperatures in the low 60s on Saturday morning with partly cloudy skies.
By noon, temperatures will increase to the mid 70s, still staying dry. Overall, our chance for rain is very low on Saturday but we can't rule out a few early afternoon showers and storms. But this is a 20 percent chance!
Afternoon temperatures will top out between 79-82 degrees here in the Tri-State with humidity levels that aren't all that unbearable. Then heading into Saturday evening, skies will be mostly clear, winds will be light from the northeast and temperatures will range from 68-71 degrees.
Sunday will be mostly sunny and warmer with highs in the mid 80s. It's another rain-free day to enjoy and great travel weather is you are heading back home to the Tri-State.
Scattered rain/chance storms (50%)
30% rain chance
Turning mostly sunny
Slight rain chance
If you are heading out any of these days, don't forget to have our Storm Shield app installed on your smart phone so you have the latest radar images and storm alerts.
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