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Widespread rain, chance for thunderstorm moves in today

Published: Thursday, October 05, 2017 @ 5:15 AM

Scattered showers and cooler temperatures across the Miami Valley today.


  • Rain tapers this afternoon
  • Patchy fog possible tonight
  • Chance of showers again Friday

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5 Day Forecast with Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell


Today: Showers will taper into the afternoon, and likely to be mainly dry for the evening commute. Temperatures will be cooler, but still above normal near 70 degrees. Clouds linger tonight with some breaks. An isolated shower is still possible, but most will stay dry. Mild tonight with lows near 60 degrees. Some patchy fog may develop by morning.

Kirstie Zontini

Friday: Mainly cloudy with the chance for showers, especially north of Dayton. Temperatures will be warmer in the upper 70s for the afternoon. Drying into Friday night, which is good for Touchdown 7 football games. Broken clouds for Friday night and mild with lows in the lower 60s.

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Saturday: It will be a dry start to the weekend with some sunshine early and dry time throughout the day. Highs will be around 80. Clouds will increase and the chance for some passing showers returns into the night.

Kirstie Zontini

Sunday: Some dry time is expected early. Highs will be in the upper 70s and scattered clouds and rain showers return at night.

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Monday: Moisture from a Tropical Depression 16 will reach the Miami Valley, bringing the chance for widespread rain, especially in the eastern Miami Valley.

Warming trend gets underway this weekend

Published: Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 3:30 AM
Updated: Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 11:55 PM

5 Day Forecast with Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

Clouds will break with chilly temperatures hovering in the middle 20s by morning, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.

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  • Blustery, chilly overnight
  • Sunshine returns, a bit warmer Saturday
  • Rain expected to wrap up the weekend

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Saturday: Lot of sunshine returns to start the weekend with a few passing clouds. It will be breezy but not as cold as highs rebound into the middle 40s.

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

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Sunday: Clouds will increase with rain showers developing late in the day and continuing into the evening. Temperatures will hold in the lower 40s.

Slow Climb in Temperatures

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Monday: Skies will remain cloudy with a slight chance for a few sprinkles, drizzle or a passing shower. Highs will be in the middle 40s.

Tuesday: A windy day is in the forecast with partly sunny skies. Temperatures will be unseasonably warm, topping out near 50 degrees.

Wednesday: Clouds will be on the increase. There is a chance for a few showers or possibly a rain/snow mix by evening, mainly south. Highs will be near 40 degrees.

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

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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)

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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.