DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - The National Weather Service continues its Excessive Heat Warning until 9 p.m. Friday with Heat Index values near to above 100 to persist.
The large area of high pressure across the east will allow temperatures to rise into the low to mid 90s again Friday.
The hot temperatures will combine with dew points in the low 70s to produce heat indices around 100.
In addition, overnight lows are forecast to remain above 70, with nighttime heat indices above 75.
But the weekend should bring a break in the heat and the possibility of rain.
"A cold front should finally move down from the Great Lakes Saturday bringing a chance for rain," said Storm Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Brian Davis. "Odds are not high that we'll see any severe storms, but we could get some thunderstorms. You'll want to stay tuned over through the weekend for updates."
Saturday will be mostly cloudy with a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms and a high in the mid 80s .
Brian says we can plan on pleasant summertime weather Sunday with much lower humidity.
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