Cooler, fall temperatures start to approach Miami Valley 

Published: Friday, October 20, 2017 @ 3:39 AM
Updated: Friday, October 20, 2017 @ 11:30 AM

Warm temperatures are expected this weekend, with rain returning next week in the Dayton area.

It stays quiet and cool overnight with lows near 50 degrees, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Clear and cool overnight
  • Warmer than normal weekend
  • Showers, lower temps next week

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5 Day Forecast with Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs

DETAILED FORECAST

Saturday: Plenty of sunshine starts the weekend. Highs will push into the upper 70s, more than 10 degrees above normal. Mostly sunny skies expected through the day.

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Yard Work Forecast(Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Mcall Vrydaghs)

Sunday: Sun will give way to clouds, but it stays dry. It will be another warm day with highs in the middle to upper 70s. More clouds and the chance for showers develop late Sunday night.

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Monday: It will be cloudy ith showers likely. These showers could become steady, and perhaps heavy at times. It will be cooler with highs in the upper 60s.

Tuesday: A breezy and cool day is expected with a few passing showers possible. Much cooler air will settle into the Miami Valley. Highs only reach into the upper 50s.

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Wednesday: A cold start to what will be a cooler than normal day. Morning temperatures near the upper 30s will only climb to the lower 50s for highs. Lots of clouds will be around with the chance of a few passing showers.

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WPAFB Thursday Weather: Rain showers continue through weekend 

Published: Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 12:41 AM

WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE—A soggy morning is expected although rain will move out fairly quickly, according to Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell.

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Temperatures will start out the day in the middle 30s and make it back into the middle 40s during the afternoon with lingering clouds. After some brief dry time tonight, rain will return to the area Friday morning with on and off rain likely to continue through Saturday. The rain may be heavy at times with a few thunderstorms possible.

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Rainfall amounts will range from 2 to 4 inches through Sunday morning. Despite the rain, temperatures will rebound to near 60 degrees for highs both Friday and Saturday before cooling into the lower 50s to end the weekend.

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Warm temperatures lead to record-breaking week

Published: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 3:14 AM

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini looks at how the numbers have broken down for this warm week in February.

The Miami Valley saw record-breaking warmth this week.  

On Monday, temperatures climbed to 70 degrees, tying the record for the warmest day set back in 1939. The week continued to get warmer, and Tuesday morning temperatures never dropped below 61 degrees. This set a record for the warmest low temperature in Dayton for Feb. 20. The old record was 49 degrees set back in 1930.

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Things continued to heat up in the afternoon. Tuesday, the high temperature soared to 75 degrees smashing the old record for the warmest high temperature of 69 degrees which was set in 2016. The warmest February day ever on record is 76 degrees from February 24, 2017, making Tuesday the second warmest February day on record in Dayton.

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WPAFB Wednesday Weather: On, off rain showers through the day 

Published: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 12:40 AM

WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE—Rain will start the day today with on and off showers lasting through the day, said Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell.

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Temperatures will be warmer in the morning but fall through the 50s into the 40s this afternoon. A quick break in the precipitation is expected this afternoon before another wave of rain arrives later tonight. As temperatures drop into the 30s, the rain may change to freezing rain after 3am. Some slick spots will be possible early Thursday with temperatures hovering near the freezing mark.

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The showers will taper off as temperatures rise into the 40s. More rain arrives Friday and will last into Saturday. The rain may be heavy at times to end the week and start the weekend, which could lead to high water in spots.

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WPAFB Tuesday Weather: Warm weather continues; showers expected tonight

Published: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 @ 12:21 AM

WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE—Unseasonably warm weather will continue today with temperatures soaring into the 70s this afternoon, according to Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell.

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Skies will be partly sunny with gusty winds over 20mph at times. Showers and even a few thunderstorms will push into the area late tonight and linger into Wednesday. Temperatures will slowly drop through the 60s tonight and continue to fall through the 50s Wednesday. A brief break in the precipitation is expected Wednesday afternoon before another wave of rain pushes into the area Wednesday night.

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As temperatures drop into the 30s early Thursday morning, rain may mix with sleet or change to freezing rain early Thursday before temperatures rebound above freezing Thursday afternoon. 

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