Sunshine, humidity and strong thunderstorms

Storms return this afternoon, some severe

Dry to start the day but there will be pop-up storms with the heating of the afternoon and an approaching front from the northwest. Highs will be near 80.

A slow moving cold front will once again trigger showers and thunderstorms in the Tri-State today.  We'll see slight rain chances just prior to noon mainly north of Cincinnati. After 1 p.m., isolated showers and storms will develop in the heat of the day.  With time, rain turns more scattered throughout the entire Tri-State.  So if you are wanting to get the lawn mowed today, let me highly recommend getting outside before lunch! Temperatures will end up in upper 70s again today.

Large hail and damaging winds possible

We are under a "slight risk" of severe storms again today according to the Storm Prediction Center.  This time, the threat for a tornado is not as high.  This means that damaging wind gusts and large hail are the main concerns with our stronger storms today.  That best window is between 3 to 8 p.m.

We'll only see slight rain chances on Wednesday as the best chance for storms start to shift into central Kentucky. But for our northern Kentucky communities, I would not rule out some late day showers and storms. Highs tomorrow at 80.

I know you are looking ahead to the weekend, so here's what I see now.  We only have slight rain chances on Friday (20% chance) so it looks like a better bet for fireworks Friday evening.  The chance for rain increases on Saturday to 40%. while this day won't be a washout, scattered afternoon showers and storms will be possible with some continuing into the evening hours.  This is still a few days out so keep checking back for new updates and more specific details!

TUESDAY

Partly sunny
Afternoon showers and storms
High: 79

TUESDAY NIGHT

Slight rain chance
Partly cloudy
Low: 64

WEDNESDAY

Partly cloudy
Rain chance mainly south of the Ohio River
High: 80

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Slight rain chance
Partly cloudy
Low: 65

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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