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Tonight: Off & On Showers Early - Rain Moves Out After Midnight.
Low:51     Winds: N 4-8 mph

Tomorrow: Clearing Out through the Day - Much Cooler.
High: 66     Winds: N 3-6 mph

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Chilly First Friday

DAYTON -- Friday was a big night to be out and about in Dayton. It was both First Friday and the Dayton Dragons game, which typically means big bucks for businesses. However, it was a different story this Friday because of the weather.

Soaring sounds filled the air in the Oregon District on the chilly First Friday.

 "Usually the better the weather, the more foot traffic you get here. In the spring and summer you get much larger crowds for First Friday just because it's light and people want to be out," said Brian Eastman of Brim Hat Shop.

"I think sometimes it would be nicer if it were nice weather, we would get more foot traffic in," said Lisa Selvia of the Dayton Society of Painters and Sculptors.

The wind and cold kept some of the First Friday regulars at home, but not everyone.

"We're bundled up. You can't see that but we're really bundled up," said Sheri Weiland of Kettering.

"We start out with blankets and hot chocolate and by the end of the season we're doing everything we can to get cooled off. It's all good," her friend Mollie Buckholtz agreed.

The evening was not a total wash out thanks to hundreds of hardcore Dayton Dragons fans.

"Just a good time. Good people, lots of fun. They're always kind to you and have a lot going on. It makes it fun," said Buckholtz.

The Dragons are always a big draw, and in this weather, the game was a huge help for local businesses.

"I think it's huge for downtown, more people using the businesses. We come down here quite a bit and eat before the games," said Weiland.

The High Street Gallery we visited is featuring more than 70 pieces of art from regional painters and sculptors. They're open this Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m.

 
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