12:45 pm Friday, February 24, 2017
Today: Partly to mostly cloudy. Windy with record warmth. A chance for thunderstorms west of Cincinnati by late afternoon. Some storms could be strong or severe. High: 76°
Tonight: Rain and thunderstorms likely early. Some storms may be strong to severe with damaging winds and hail. Windy. Temperatures plummet after midnight with rain/snow showers. Low: 39°
Temperatures climbing through the 70s has already broken the record high for today, and is approaching the highest temperatures ever recorded in February in Cincinnati. This warming will fuel strong to severe thunderstorms, mainly around and after 7pm this evening in the I-275 loop. The main threat will be damaging wind and hail, but an isolated tornado or two is possible. Temperatures will crash into the 30s after midnight with snow showers possible by morning. Prepare for temperatures staying in the 30s all day Saturday. We'll warm back to the mid 60s next week. I will be here this evening with Erica Collura and John Gumm keeping you updated on the progress of the storms. The latest timing begins on Local 12 First at Four.
Meteorologist Brandon Orr
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Today's Record Temperatures