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First Alert Forecast: September is turning soggy with a First Alert Day issued for the first day of fall

Widespread showers and downpours are likely nearly every day this week, with heavy, soaking rain expected on Wednesday.

TOLEDO, Ohio — September is about to take a very soggy turn. Widespread showers and downpours are likely nearly every day this week. 

We'll see mainly cloudy skies Monday evening and overnight with a few scattered light rain showers. Expect a very mild night with lows in the upper 60s. 

A few isolated rain showers will be possible on Tuesday morning. Highs will reach into the middle 70s with mainly cloudy skies. Rain chances will turn likely and increase into the afternoon and evening. A few downpours and rumbles of thunder will be possible.  Rain will become heavier, steady and soaking Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning.  

A FIRST ALERT DAY is in effect for Wednesday as it will be near a totals washout, especially early in the morning.  Rainy, wet and very cool weather will be expected.  Highs will only be in the upper 50s.  Rain will be likely through the afternoon and evening.  Rainfall may be heavy and lead to localized flooding. Total rainfall through Thursday morning may reach 2 to 4" across the area.  

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Rain showers will continue into Thursday and so will the cool and damp weather. Highs Thursday will remain unseasonably cool, in the low 60s.  More sun and dry weather returns on Friday with highs back close to 70 degrees.  

Another weaker system may bring a few showers on Saturday with highs in the upper 60s.  Partly sunny on Sunday with highs near 70 degrees.   

Credit: WTOL
Credit: WTOL
Credit: WTOL


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