Fall weather returning to the Miami Valley

Published: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 5:00 AM
Updated: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 2:38 PM

Another warm and humid day before a cold front brings the chance of a few isolated showers this afternoon.

A cold front that moves through this afternoon will bring some scattered clouds and maybe a passing shower, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs. 


  • Cooler air moving in behind cold front tonight
  • Much more like fall the rest of the week into the weekend
  • Little, if any, rain expected next five days

>> WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar


5 Day Forecast with Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

This evening: Partly cloudy skies are in the forecast with a slight chance for a passing shower early, mainly east of I-75. Temperatures will cool back into the 70s.

Tonight: Clearing skies and cooler. Temperatures will fall into the lower 50s by morning.

Thursday: Expect a mix of sun and clouds with noticeably cooler conditions as fall-like air arrives. Temperatures will hold to around 70 degrees.

>> County-by-County Forecast

Friday: Expect a mix of sun and clouds. There is a slight chance for a passing shower across the far northern Miami Valley in the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 70s.

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Saturday: Mostly sunny skies and even cooler temperatures are expected with highs holding in the upper 60s.

Sunday: Lots of sunsine will wrap up the weekend with pleasant temperatures in the lower 70s.

Monday: It will be mostly sunny and warmer. Highs will be in the middle 70s.

Cold with wind chills in teens today

Published: Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 3:30 AM
Updated: Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 12:54 PM

Few flurries possible today before a warm-up this weekend.


  • Cold with a few flurries possible today
  • Wind gusts up to 25 mph this afternoon
  • Slight warm-up into the weekend
  • Rain showers arrive Sunday

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Today: Temperatures will slowly climb through the day with highs below normal in the lower 30s. Winds will increase into the afternoon and gusts may reach as high as 25 mph. These winds will create wind chills in the teens and 20s. Clouds will linger into the night, but it won’t be as cold with lows in the mid-20s.

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Saturday: Sunshine returns for the weekend. Skies will be mostly sunny, and it will be breezy and a bit milder with highs in the lower 40s. Some more clouds arrive Saturday night, but it will be dry with lows in the lower 30s.

Sunday: Clouds will thicken with scattered showers developing. Temperatures will stay above normal with highs in the lower 40s. 

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Monday: Clouds will linger through the day with highs in the lower to mid-40s.

Tuesday: It will be mostly cloudy and cool with highs in the mid-40s.

WPAFB Friday Weather: Frigid start, clouds and dry this afternoon

Published: Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 12:52 AM

It will be a frigid morning with upper teens starting the day. Clouds will thicken up into the afternoon but it should remain dry.

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The breezy will pick up out of the west late in the day. 

Skies will clear tonight as temperatures fall back into the lower 20s. 

>> WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

A warming trend will get underway for the weekend with temperatures climbing into the lower to middle 40s. 

Sunshine will start the weekend with the threat for rain showers arriving by midday Sunday. Relatively milder weather is expected to stick around into next week.

Snow, strong winds to make for hazardous travel Tuesday

Published: Monday, December 11, 2017 @ 3:48 AM
Updated: Monday, December 11, 2017 @ 11:52 PM

Light accumulations, windy and cold conditions expected.


  • Increasing clouds, snow showers develop late tonight
  • Snow squalls, strong winds Tuesday
  • Falling temperatures, bitter wind chills into midweek

>> WHIO Doppler 7 HD Interactive Radar


This evening: Increasing clouds and chilly. temperatures hovering in the 30s.

Tonight: Snow showers developing late with gusty winds developing. Snow accumulation by morning up to a half-inch. Temperatures dropping into the upper 20s.

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Tuesday: Snow showers and squalls likely, especially early in the day. Expect rapidly changing visibility with near white-out conditions possible where snow squalls occur. Total snow accumulations of around an inch are expected with higher amounts, up to 3 inches possible where snow squalls occur.


Higher accumulations will generally be across the northwestern Miami Valley. It will be windy and cold with temperatures falling through the 20s. Wind chills will fall into the single digits by evening as snow tapers.

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Wednesday: Expect a mix of sun and clouds during the day with increasing clouds late. Scattered snow showers will develop in the afternoon and continue into the evening. Some accumulation is possible, which could create hazardous travel for the evening commute. Highs will only reach into the middle 20s with wind chills in the teens.

(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini)

Thursday: Expect lingering clouds and chilly temperatures. Highs will be near 30 degrees.

Friday: Expect a mix of sun and clouds. A few flurries or snow showers will be possible. Highs will be near 30 degrees.

Saturday: Temperatures will moderate with a bit more sunshine expected to start the weekend. Highs will rebound to near 40 degrees. 

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Cold with snow coming for the weekend

Published: Thursday, December 07, 2017 @ 3:58 AM
Updated: Thursday, December 07, 2017 @ 11:20 PM

Wind chills drop and snow arrives for the weekend. Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini has the latest impacts.

Skies will become mostly clear and it will be cold overnight, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Temperatures will drop into the middle teens. Wind chills will fall into the single digits. 

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  • Clear and bitter tonight
  • Accumulating snow likely to start weekend
  • More snow and cold next week

>>Storm Center 7 Winter Weather Awareness

Bus Stop Forecast(Graphic by Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)


Friday: Skies will be mostly sunny through much of the day with some increase in clouds late. Temperatures will hold to the lower 30s.

Friday's Planner(Graphic by Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

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Saturday: Light snow or snow showers will be likely, especially the first half of the day. Snowfall accumulation will range from 1 to 2 inches north of Interstate 70 to around 1 inch or less south. Temperatures will hold into the lower 30s with blustery conditions.

Sunday: A few flurries will be possible, mainly early. Clouds will break with blustery, chilly conditions. Highs will top out near 30 degrees.

Snow Potential(Graphic by Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

>> Live WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

Monday: Clouds will be on the increase. There will be the chance for snow showers late, mainly north. Highs will climb into the upper 30s.

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Tuesday: Skies will be mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers and flurries. It will be breezy and colder with highs in the upper 20s.