The weekend will come to an end on a windy and stormy note for Cincinnati as the potent storm system currently threatening the nation's midsection shifts east.
The greatest threat for any potentially damaging thunderstorm will unfold in the afternoon, when a cold front will make its way into the relatively warm, humid spread across the state.
Even away from any thunderstorms, gusty winds will blow from the south and southwest during the mid-morning and afternoon hours, gusting 30 to 40 mph throughout the Cincinnati area.
Higher localized gusts, capable of minor damage, will reach 50 to 60 mph in and near stronger showers, not necessarily thunderstorms.
Agent for the unsettled weather will be a vigorous storm system, dragging its cold front through Cincinnati as it tracks through the Great Lakes region Sunday.
Ahead of an approaching storm system, unseasonable warmth will overspread much of the United Kingdom on Sunday and Monday.
With no exact details on where Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, Indian Ocean currents may have swept one piece of the complicated puzzle to shores on Reunion Island.
The stream of moisture into the Southwest is drying out some, so this weekend may not be as wet as the previous few days.
Life-threatening heavy rainfall will continue to focus on northeastern India, Bangladesh and western Myanmar into Monday before a drier weather pattern sets in.
Heat and humidity remained in control over the much of the country during the last week of July.
The air felt like an exceptional 163 F in Bandar Mahshahr, Iran, on Friday and similar or worse conditions will follow.
Los Angeles, CA (1991)
New July rainfall record of 0.17" established. The previous record was 0.15" set in July 1969.
Mansfield, OH (1992)
13.23" of rain in July -- wettest month on record.
Moline, IL (1992)
11.40" of rain -- wettest July on record.