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Bitter cold air here to stay awhile

Published: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 3:49 AM
Updated: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

5 Day Forecast with Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

Some clouds will arrive late, but it will remain dry. Temperatures will fall to near zero overnight, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.

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  • Temperatures back to near zero tonight
  • Chance for snow returns to end the week
  • Another blast of arctic air for the New Year

>> Bundle up: New blast of arctic air, snow on the way

Thursday at a Glance(Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)


Thursday: Skies will be mostly cloudy through the day. It will remain cold with highs in the upper teens to near 20 degrees.

>> Pets need protection from dangerously low temperatures, too 

Friday: Expect cloudy skies with a chance for flurries or snow showers, mainly north and more likely toward evening. Temperatures will rise into the middle 20s, and it will become blustery.

Frigid Pattern Locked In: No major warm-up in sight(Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

>> Cold keeps AAA crews busy, mainly for dead batteries; Is your car ready?

Saturday: Scattered snow showers are expected, mainly early in the day. Snow accumulation of around 1” will be possible. It will be blustery and colder again with highs only in the middle teens and wind chills falling back below zero.

New Year's Eve Forecast(Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

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New Year’s Eve: A mix of sun and clouds is expected Sunday with high temperatures only in the lower teens. There will be a chance for some passing flurries. Temperatures at night will fall back into the single digits to near zero.

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New Year’s Day: Temperatures will start near or below zero on Monday with highs only in the lower teens despite mostly sunny skies.

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Power restored after tree falls on power lines

Published: Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 8:53 PM
Updated: Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 10:42 PM

UPDATE @ 10:39 p.m.:

Power has been restored to the nearly 200 DP&L customers who were without power Monday night, according to the DP&L Outage Map.

A tree had fallen on power lines around 6:30 p.m. on Jaysville-St Johns Road in Greenville.

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Almost 200 DP&L customers are without power because of a fallen tree in Greenville Monday night. 

A large tree fell on DP&L power lines around 6:30 p.m. on Jaysville-St Johns Road north of US-36, according to dispatchers.

>>Winter storm: Freezing rain, sleet and snow taking aim at region

The scene has been cleared but DP&L is working to restore power, according to DP&L spokesperson Mary Ann Kabel.

DP&L expects power to be restored around midnight but could change as progress is made, Kabel said.

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One vehicle on fire after accident in Dayton

Published: Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 9:30 PM

Crews have responded to a two vehicle injury accident at West Hillcrest Avenue and Piccadilly Avenue in Dayton around 9 p.m. Monday night. 

>>Crews called to house fire in Xenia on Glen Kegley Drive

One vehicle is reportedly on fire, according to dispatchers. 

We are working to learn more and will update this page as information becomes available.

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Chief: Cause of Xenia house fire on Glen Kegley Drive under investigation

Published: Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 7:59 PM
Updated: Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 9:54 PM

Drone video shot by Ryan Traxler with Aerial-Pixel -Xenia, Ohio shows flames shooting from a house fire on Glen Kegley Drive

UPDATE @ 9:30 p.m.: Investigators are working to determine the cause of the house fire on Glen Kegley Drive, Xenia Fire Chief Kenneth Riggsby said. 

Crews dispatched on a report of a fire on the outside of the home found that flames caused extensive damage to the attic area, the chief said. 

The two people in the home escaped without injury, he said.

The cause of Monday night's house fire on Glen Kegley Drive in Xenia is under investigation, Fire Chief Kenneth Riggsby said. (Marshall Gorby/Staff)


Crews are on the scene of a reported working structure fire in the 1100 block of Glen Kegley Drive. 

Initial reports from Xenia police and fire radio communication was that the house was being evacuated just before 7:30 p.m. 

(Courtesy/Ryan Traxler of Aerial-Pixel, Xenia)

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The initial report also suggested that fire had reached the attic of the one-story wood frame home. 

We have a crew on the way. We will update this developing report. 

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Local food pantry vandalized by slingshot 

Published: Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 5:37 PM

Sidney Police are asking for any information regarding a recent vandalism at the Agape food pantry on South Brooklyn Avenue. Police say ball bearings shot from a sling shot broke several windows and damaged the front door of the business. Agape’s staff reports that this is the second vandalism in about a month at this location. 

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The Agape food pantry serves the needy by providing meals to underprivileged citizens of Shelby County.

If you have any information regarding these crimes you are asked to call the Sidney Police Department at 937-498-2351 or the Agape Food Pantry at 937-498-4368.

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