Another very warm afternoon is expected on Thursday. We'll remain in the same airmass as temperatures peak in the mid 80s with heat indices back the upper 80s. With the daytime heating on Thursday, only a few afternoon thunderstorms will be possible, although most will remain dry.
To end the work week on Friday, thunderstorms will become more numerous as a weak cold front lingers back into the Ohio River Valley. Thunderstorms on Friday, will have the potential to be strong. Temperatures on Friday will still be warm, with highs still expected in the mid 80s. Thunderstorms will likely linger through the night and into Saturday. Expect scattered to widespread storms and high temperatures in the low 80s through the weekend.