Jennifer Edwards Baker reports:
Up to 2 inches of rain could soak Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky this weekend as the remnants of Hurricane Isaac arrive, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.
The storm, which slammed into Louisiana this week, cutting power and leading to widespread flooding, will work its way up into our region by daybreak Saturday and continue throughout the day and Sunday, said meteorologist Jim Lott.
Anywhere from 1-2 inches is expected to fall at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, he said.
Daytime temperatures will hover in the low 80s with overnight lows in the 60s and 70s.
The region could use a good soaking. This has been an unusually hot and dry summer. So far this year, we are about 8 inches below normal rainfall totals, or 21.78 inches compared with the typical 29.59 inches.
Until Isaac hits our area, conditions will remain dry and hot. Expect plenty of sun with highs in the low 90s today and Friday. A smog alert is in effect.
Overnight lows will be in the mid-60s.