April 12, 2024

RACINE, Ohio – Following a day of storms and flash flooding, Meigs County and the surrounding areas can expect much calmer weather for Tuesday before the chance of rain returns on Thursday.

Not all of Meigs County experienced the same heavy downpours the line of storms moving through region brought. In Washington County, Belpre experienced street flooding and issues with the line of storms as did areas in West Virginia.

The National Weather Service is reporting .53 inches of rainfall at Salem Center in Meigs County. Reedsville is reporting 1.45 inches of rainfall in the same time period from August 4, 2023 at 9:42 p.m. to August 7, 2023 at 9:30 p.m.

According to the National Weather Service, Tuesday will be mostly sunny with a high near 82. Wednesday will continue to be sunny with a high near 84. Thunderstorms may return Wednesday night with a showers likely and a possible thunderstorm during the night. New rainfall amounts could be between a tenth and a quarter of an inch, with more possible in thunderstorms. More rain is possibly through the end of the week.

Forecast for August 8-13, 2023

Tuesday – Patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 6 to 10 mph. Overnight mostly clear, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Wednesday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Overnight a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 7 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday – Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 4 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Overnight 30 percent chance of showers before 7 p.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Friday – Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Overnight partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Saturday – A chance of showers between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Overnight a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Sunday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Overnight partly cloudy, with a low around 63.