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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.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

     
  • 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

DETAILED FORECAST

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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WPAFB Wednesday Forecast: Cold today, warming trend underway

Published: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 1:03 AM

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A false alarm in a building led to a temporary gate closure Wednesday night in Area B, a base spokeswoman said.(Staff Writer)

While temperatures will still be quite cold, a slow warming trend will get underway today, said Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell.

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Some sunshine will return to the area and after starting in the single digits, temperatures will rebound to near 20 degrees this afternoon.

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Skies will be mainly clear tonight through Thursday with temperatures climbing back into the upper 20s Thursday. The warming trend will continue into Friday and through the weekend with highs nearing 50 degrees by Sunday. There will be a slight chance for some patchy light rain or drizzle late Saturday into Sunday.

Weather alerts continue; blowing snow will keep roads slick

Published: Friday, January 12, 2018 @ 3:23 AM
Updated: Friday, January 12, 2018 @ 11:50 PM

A wintry mess will lead to a slippery evening commute.

Snow turns into flurries overnight, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Total snow accumulation is expected between 2 and 4 inches for most, with isolated higher amounts closer to the Interstate 71 corridor. Gusty winds will create blowing and drifting snow overnight. Temperatures will drop in to the lower teens by morning.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY in effect through 10 a.m. Saturday for entire region, except for Clinton County, which is under a Winter Storm Warning until 10 a.m. Saturday.

PHOTOS: Ice, snow hits the Miami Valley

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Snow tapers off overnight
  • Blowing snow will keep roads slick
  • More snow coming Monday
West Milton roads are snow covered in Miami County

PHOTOS: Ice, snow hits the Miami Valley

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Snow tapers off overnight
  • Blowing snow will keep roads slick
  • More snow coming Monday

>> WHIO Doppler 7 HD Interactive Radar

(Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

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DETAILED FORECAST

Saturday: Clouds will linger with a chance for flurries. Highs will hold in the upper teens with wind chills near zero.

(Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

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Sunday: Skies will remain mostly cloudy. Temperatures will stay cold, only reaching into the upper teens.

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Monday: Cloudy with snow developing. Some accumulation possible. Highs will be in the upper 20s.

(Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

Tuesday: Skies will be mostly cloudy with frigid temperatures only in the lower teens. Gusty winds will hold wind chills between minus 10 and minus 15.

Wednesday: Some sunshine returns but it stays cold with highs only in the upper teens.

WPAFB Friday Forecast: Roads will become hazardous today

Published: Friday, January 12, 2018 @ 12:44 AM

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A Winter Weather Advisory will kick off the day beginning at 10 a.m. and continue into the night, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Eric Elwell.

Expect rain and wet roads during the morning with a change-over to freezing rain and sleet by midday. As temperatures drop through the day, precipitation will change over to all snow by early evening.

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Roads will become hazardous especially after sunset as temperatures drop through the 20s.

Snow accumulations of around two to four inches will be likely with a few areas picking up higher amounts. Gusty winds will develop tonight causing some blowing and drifting snow and reduced visibilities.

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Temperatures will fall into the teens by morning and hold nearly steady through Saturday with wind chills near zero or below zero. Some flurries will be possible Saturday and Sunday with another chance for accumulating snow on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Winter Weather Advisory issued Friday through Saturday morning

Published: Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 3:59 AM
Updated: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 @ 11:50 PM

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Occasional showers will linger overnight, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Temperatures will hold in the 50s but then will begin to sharply drop from west to east toward daybreak. Rain may change to freezing rain near the Ohio-Indiana border toward daybreak as temperatures fall into the 30s.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Mild with on and off rain tonight
  • Rain transitions to freezing rain/sleet from west to east in the morning
  • Winter Weather Advisory for entire region
  • Mix to snow by evening with 3 to 5 inches in many areas

>> WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

(Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

DETAILED FORECAST

Friday: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY will be in effect through most of the day. Rain quickly will change to freezing rain and sleet by midday, and then to snow late in the day or evening. Snow will be likely as we head through Friday night. There will be a chance for some ice accumulation before the precipitation changes to snow. Snowfall amounts will range from around 3 to 5 inches across the Miami Valley. A bit less is possible northwest and a bit more can’t be ruled out farther south and east. Gusty winds will develop Friday night and create blowing and drifting snow – likely reducing visibility. Temperatures will drop into the 20s by evening.

(Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

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(Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

Saturday: It will be blustery and cold with some blowing snow still possible. A few flurries can’t be ruled out, mainly in the morning. Highs will only reach into the upper teens with bitter wind chills. It will be blustery and cold with some blowing snow still possible. A few flurries can’t be ruled out, mainly in the morning. Highs will only reach into the upper teens with bitter wind chills

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Sunday: It will remain cold with partly sunny skies. Highs will be in the upper teens after single digit lows. Wind chills likely will remain below zero.

Monday: Snow will develop through the day. Some light snow accumulation is possible with highs in the middle 20s.

Tuesday: It will be cold and blustery with a chance for flurries. Highs will hold in the middle teens with bitter wind chills.