Good morning! We made it to Friday!
The weekend will get off to a partly cloudy and possibly foggy start with lows in the upper 40s and low-to-mid-50s. Then, get ready for the best weather day of the next seven with a mix of sun and clouds and the high topping out near 70. A front will bring mainly clouds and cooler air for the weekend, along with a passing shower Saturday late afternoon and evening. We will stay chilly right into next week with below normal temps in the 50s and overnight lows starting to fall into the 30s by the middle of next week! FOX19 NOW's Catherine Bodak and Frank Marzullo are live all morning with your latest forecast.
A $27 million investment will soon breathe new life into one of Cincinnati's historic buildings the Central Parkway YMCA on Elm Street Downtown. FOX19 NOW's Megan O'Rourke is live with details on renovations that start this winter to convert the facility into a state-of-the-art fitness center with consolidated YMCA offices and six floors of affordable senior housing.
Do you have a sweet tooth? FOX19 NOW's Miranda Del Pozo is live at Galerie Candy this morning. The Hebron outlet center with bargain prices also sells and distributes 1,500 confectionery gift products every year including premium labels for top retailers.
Top stories this morning
A 15-year-old mentally disabled Springfield Township remains missing this morning after he was last spotted late Thursday. Thomas Steffen vanished in the city of Wyoming near Wyoming Avenue and Ohio 4 about 8:45 p.m. He was not wearing shoes and only had on a t-shirt and shorts.
A 62-year-old woman's purse was snatched in Camp Washington overnight. She was not hurt. The suspect ran off and was last seen heading toward Colerain Avenue.
Rubber Duck Regatta founder dies in I-71 accident. A truck struck and killed Bob Edwards, 80, Thursday morning near the Red Bank Road exit. Authorities are still investigating why he was on the highway. Witnesses say it appears he walked into traffic.