DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for the eastern portions of our viewing area until 2 a.m. The main threat will be strong, damaging winds, but large hail and an isolated tornado are possible.
Counties west of I-75 have seen their watches canceled.
Some of the storms could produce winds in excess of 60 miles per hour.
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The potential for severe storms isn’t the only unusual weather condition we’re seeing on this winter day. The official high today in Dayton made it all the way up to 76 degrees. We not only broke the record for the day which was 67 degrees we broke the all-time record high for the month of February. The old record was 73.
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Colder air will follow the front for the weekend, and Saturday will be blustery with rain or snow showers.