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Published: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 5:00 AM
Updated: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 2:38 PM
MIAMI VALLEY — 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.
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.
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.
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.
Published: Monday, January 08, 2018 @ 7:48 AM
Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 6:03 AM
— Sheriff’s offices and departments collaborate with county emergency managers to determine whether current conditions with the weather and roadways constitute issuing a snow emergency level.
As of 6 a.m:
Snow emergency definitions:
LEVEL 1: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.
LEVEL 2: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be very icy. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roads. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work. Motorists should use extreme caution.
LEVEL 3: All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one should be driving during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel or a personal emergency exists. All employees should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. Those traveling on the roads may subject themselves to arrest.
Published: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 4:49 AM
— Some areas are already seeing over three inches of snow this morning.
Overall snow totals are expected to be between 3 and 5 inches, with some areas seeing closer to 6 inches. Butler and Warren counties are under a Winter Storm Warning, while the rest of the area is under a Winter Weather Advisory.
Here are current snow totals received by this news organization:
Dayton Airport: 1.7 inches
West Alexandria: 1.5 inches
Arcanum: 3.5 inches
Troy: 5.5 inches
St. Paris: 5 inches
Bellefontaine: 3.3 inches
Greenville: 2 inches
Bradford: 2.5 inches
Miamisburg: 2.5 inches
Piqua: 1.5 inches
Richmond, Ind.: 2 inches
Oxford (Butler County): 1.5 inches
Fairfield (Butler County): 1.9 inches
ADDITIONAL WEATHER CONTENT:
Published: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 3:59 AM
— A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Butler and Warren Counties, and a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the entire area until 8 p.m. today. Snow has been falling steady overnight. Roads are snow covered, and gusty winds will also impact visibility. Overall, snow totals will be 3 to 5 inches with some spots getting closer to 6 inches.
Today: Widespread snow will continue to fall steady through the late morning, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini. Intense bursts of snow will be possible this morning. Wind will gust between 20 and 30 mph, and combined with snow, visibility will drop below a mile at times during the morning drive. Snow-covered roads will make the morning drive a challenge.
Snow will begin to fizzle out around lunch, ending completely in the afternoon hours before the drive home. Overall totals are expected to be between 3 and 5 inches, with some spots closer to 6 inches. Gusty winds around 30 mph will pick up again in the afternoon. Blowing and drifting snow will be possible once the snow stops.
Highs today will be in the mid-30s. With fresh snow on the ground and clear skies, temperatures tonight will drop to around 20 degrees. Anything untreated or slushy will refreeze.
Thursday: Some slick spots are possible early. It will be cold with temperatures around 20 degrees. Sunshine will return, helping to melt the snow with highs in the low 40s.
Friday: We’ll have sunshine again early, but it will be chilly with temperatures in the 20s. Highs will climb to the mid-40s. Clouds increase late day ahead of our next system. A wintry mix will push north toward Saturday morning.
Saturday: A wintry mix is possible in the morning followed by some passing rain showers during the day as temperatures climb to around 40. Most of the activity will stay along and south of Interstate 70. Wet flakes will end the night.
Published: Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 3:34 AM
Updated: Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 11:35 PM
— QUICK-LOOK FORECAST
TONIGHT: Rain moving in and may change to freezing variety or sleet overnight, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Temperatures fall to near freezing by morning.
TUESDAY: A wintry mix early will likely change to a cold rain through the middle of the day with temperatures in the lower 40s. Colder air will usher back in during the evening, causing the rain to change to snow. All snow is expected Tuesday night with likely accumulations. The Winter Weather Advisory for much of the Miami Valley is to go into effect at 8 p.m. and expire at 8 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.
WEDNESDAY: Snow likely early then tapering by midday. Snowfall accumulation will range from 2 to 4 inches with isolated areas picking up higher amounts. Clouds will linger through the day with gusty winds and temperatures in the middle to upper 30s.
THURSDAY: Skies will be mostly sunny. Highs to hold in the upper 30s.
FRIDAY: Expect lots of sunshine with clouds increasing late. Highs will reach the middle 40s.
SATURDAY: Clouds will thicken with a chance of rain or snow late in the day or evening. Highs will reach the lower 40s.