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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.

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Warm temperatures lead to record-breaking week

Published: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 3:14 AM

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini looks at how the numbers have broken down for this warm week in February.

The Miami Valley saw record-breaking warmth this week.  

On Monday, temperatures climbed to 70 degrees, tying the record for the warmest day set back in 1939. The week continued to get warmer, and Tuesday morning temperatures never dropped below 61 degrees. This set a record for the warmest low temperature in Dayton for Feb. 20. The old record was 49 degrees set back in 1930.

>> WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

Things continued to heat up in the afternoon. Tuesday, the high temperature soared to 75 degrees smashing the old record for the warmest high temperature of 69 degrees which was set in 2016. The warmest February day ever on record is 76 degrees from February 24, 2017, making Tuesday the second warmest February day on record in Dayton.

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WPAFB Monday Forecast: Soggy day with heavy rain

Published: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 11:40 PM

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

A soggy start to your Monday is expected.

Widespread showers will be around during the morning, some of which could be heavy at times. There is even the chance for a few rumbles of thunder.

>> WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

Ponding on the roads will be a concern through the morning. Even though we’re expecting a lot of rain and clouds Monday, temperatures will warm into the 60s in the afternoon.

> County-By-County Weather

There will be some breaks in the rain during the afternoon and evening.

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Flood advisories expire for area counties; Flood watch continues

Published: Thursday, February 15, 2018 @ 3:19 AM
Updated: Friday, February 16, 2018 @ 2:04 AM

Gusty winds and minor flooding possible.

UPDATE @ 1:41 (Feb. 16): All Flood Advisories issued have now expired, according to The National Weather Service Wilmington. 

UPDATE @ 9:55 p.m.: A Flood Advisory has been issued until 1 a.m. for southern Preble and northern Butler counties, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

Flood Advisory has been issued until 12:30 a.m. for southern Wayne, Union and Fayette counties in east central Indiana. The National Weather Service in Wilmington is reporting that radar indicated an area of heavy rain moving through the area -- 1 to 1 ½ inches in the next hour. 

EARLIER REPORT

Flood Watch remains in effect until Friday afternoon for Shelby, Miami, Montgomery, Logan, Champaign, Clark, Greene, Warren and Clinton counties. A half to 1 ½ inches of rain is possible today. Rising water in streams and creeks is possible. Streets may also experience flooding in low lying or or poorly drained spots. Drivers and those who live near streams or rivers should be cautious. 

DETAILED FORECAST

  • Rain and few storms tonight
  • Locally heavy rain possible
  • Threat for a wintry mix late Saturday

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DETAILED FORECAST

THIS EVENING : Rain will be likely. A thunderstorm is also possible. There is a low risk a storm could produce strong winds. Rain could also be heavy at times and produce localized flooding. Temperatures will hold near 60 degrees.

>> WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

TONIGHT: Rain will be likely, locally heavy at times. Gusty winds will remain possible. Temperatures will turn colder by morning, dropping into the middle 30s.

Friday:  Widespread rain continues to slowly drift southeast. Showers should be around through about 8 a.m. before exiting completely. Roads will be wet and there will be some high water or ponding in spots through the morning. Conditions dry out through the day with temperatures in the 50s right now but expected to fall through the day getting into the low to mid 30s for the afternoon. We’ll see broken clouds this afternoon as well.

Saturday:  Clouds will increase with a threat for rain and/or snow showers in the afternoon and evening. Little or no snow accumulation is expected. Highs will be in the upper 30s.

>> County-by-County Weather

Sunday:  Skies are expected to be mostly sunny, although clouds will return late. Highs will be milder, reaching into the upper 40s.

Monday: Rain will develop with mild temperatures in the lower 60s.

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini talks about who could see flooding from the heavy rain Thursday.

Tuesday:  Rain likely with highs soaring into the upper 60s.

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Light showers, drizzle moves through overnight; wintry mix possible for some

Published: Friday, February 09, 2018 @ 3:36 AM
Updated: Friday, February 09, 2018 @ 11:10 PM

Rain, freezing rain and snow possible this upcoming weekend.

Light showers or drizzle are possible overnight, while some northern spots might see a wintry mix, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini said. Temperatures overnight will drop into the low 30s.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Mixed precipitation at times this weekend
  • Steadier wintry mix possible Sunday
  • Warming up next week 

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(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs)

>> Live Doppler 7 Radar

DETAILED FORECAST

Saturday: An area of low pressure will slide to the southeast, but pushes moisture into the region. A few passing rain or freezing rain showers are possible. Temperatures stay in teh upper 20s, lower 30s in the northern Miami Valley, so showers north of Dayton will be snow or freezing rain. Some afternoon showers in Dayton likely will just be rain. A wintry mix is expected for all at night. Roads may be slick in spots at times on Saturday, early Sunday.

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(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs)

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Sunday: Another wave of moisture will push in. A better chance for steadier precipitation will come with this round. Mixed precipitation with freezing rain south and snow/sleet north during the day. May see a brief switch to snow/sleet everywhere before ending Sunday evening. Around 0.5 inch or less of snow/sleet possible north of U.S. 36; Less than 0.10 inch ice accumulation south of U.S. 36. This is when we could see the greatest impacts on the roads. If they appear wet, they’re potentially icy.

>> County-by-County Weather

(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs)

Monday:  A chilly day, but dry with morning clouds giving way to sunshine. Waking up in the teens, then into the middle 30s for the afternoon.

Tuesday: Partly sunny and milder with highs in the middle 40s.

Wednesday: Another mild day in the middle 40s with more clouds. Chance of a few showers into Wednesday night. 

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