Jennifer Edwards Baker reports:
A flash flood watch is in effect until 8 p.m. across most of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
The advisory covers Hamilton and Clermont counties in Ohio and Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties in Kentucky.
The greatest risk for flooding is along the Ohio River in Northern Kentucky, which received the highest amounts of rain overnight, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.
Some spots received a few drops while other areas in eastern Owen County saw up to 3 inches, said meteorologist Jeff Sites.
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Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport just reported .08 of an inch.
It will be mostly cloudy today with a 90 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms. Our region could see anywhere from 1 to 2 inches of rain accumulate by tonight.
It’s a muggy 69 degrees in downtown Cincinnati. A humid air mass from last week remains stalled over the Ohio Valley, Sites said, and it’s not expected to move out until Wednesday.
Later, the mercury will reach 83 degrees under continued humid conditions.
More rain could fall tonight before 10 p.m. The overnight low will only fall to about 70 degrees.
A cold front from the Great Lakes region will arrive Tuesday, bringing the chance for more showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11 a.m. Then it will be partly sunny with a high of 84. New rainfall amounts could range from a tenth to a quarter of an inch.
There will be a slight chance for showers and thunderstorms again Tuesday night. The low will be 69.
By Wednesday, we will get much-needed relief from the humid air that has gripped our region over the past week.
Skies will be sunny with more seasonal temperatures in the low- to mid-80s. Overnight lows will be in the low- to mid-60s.