Showers, storms tonight but no threat for severe weather

Published: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 @ 5:30 AM
Updated: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 @ 7:45 PM

Rain showers are expected today, but we should be drying out this weekend.

Scattered showers with embedded thunderstorms under mostly cloudy skies are expected this evening. There is no threat for severe weather, but isolated downpours and gusty winds are possible.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Hot and humid today
  • Few showers or isolated storm tomorrow
  • Cooler and comfortable for the weekend
    Tonight's Forecast(Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs)

DETAILED FORECAST

Today: Mostly sunny, hot and humid today with highs in the upper 80s, but feeling like the lower 90s. Skies remain mainly clear into the evening and falling through the 80s. Some clouds will arrive late, towards morning as a cold front approaches from the northwest. Mild and muggy overnight in the middle 60s.

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Tomorrow: 

Clouds increase with few passing showers into the afternoon. Slight chance of an isolated storm as a cold front slides through the Miami Valley. The coverage will be minimal, as this front is lacking in moisture. Highs will reach into the lower 80s before the front arrives. Drying out and cooling off into Wednesday night. Temperatures fall into the 50s by Thursday morning.

Outdoor Outlook(Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaths)

Thursday: Partly cloudy, hot and muggy conditions are expected with highs in the upper 80s; it will feel closer to 90 degrees the humidity.

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Friday: It will feel like summer for the first official day of fall, which begins at 4:02 p.m. Autumn’s first day will be mostly sunny, hot and humid with highs in the upper 80s.

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Saturday: Bright skies and temperatures again in the upper 80s are expected. It will still be humid and feel like 90 degrees. 

Sunday: Highs will reach in to the upper 80s under sunny skies on this summer-like hot and humid day.

with highs in the upper 80s with sunny skies.

Morning commute to include slick spots; lake-enhanced snow possible Tuesday

Published: Monday, December 11, 2017 @ 3:48 AM
Updated: Monday, December 11, 2017 @ 5:38 AM

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini has a detailed look at our next chance for snow.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Dry morning commute
  • Lake enhanced snow showers possible tonight
  • Staying cold all week

(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini)

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DETAILED FORECAST

Today: It looks to be quiet and dry for the morning commute, although a few lingering slick spots from the weekend can’t be ruled out, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini. It will be cool with temperatures in the 20s this morning before highs climb to the upper 30s with scattered clouds. A passing shower can’t be ruled out late afternoon. The best chance for snow showers arrives tonight with a quick moving system. Scattered light snow showers move in overnight. Gusty overnight winds will reach 25-35 mph. 

(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini)

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Tuesday: We’ll see some lake enhanced snow showers off of Lake Michigan for the first part of Tuesday with some bands setting up over the Miami Valley. This could create a very isolated line of snow showers that doesn’t accumulate much — less than one inch — but is partnered with gusty winds. Winds could gust Tuesday near 35-40 mph, creating poor visibility where the snow band develops. Drivers should use caution Tuesday on the roads. highs will be in the low 30s in the morning and fall during the day. Wind chill values will be in the teens. Temperatures will drop to the low 20s by the end of the afternoon. Snow showers will taper off Tuesday night. It will be cold in the teens.

Communities Tuesday that get caught in the lake enhanced snow bands could see 2" or more with northeast of Dayton favored at the moment. These bands will be very isolated in nature

(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini)
(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini)

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Wednesday: Wind chills will be in the single digits in the morning. It will be much cooler in the afternoon with highs in the upper 20s. Clouds will be broken and scattered snow showers return at night.

(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini)

Thursday: Temperatures will be in the teens with broken clouds. A few flurries can’t be ruled out.

Friday: Highs will be in the low 30s with passing light snow showers.

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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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QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • 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)

DETAILED FORECAST

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.

WPAFB Thursday Weather: Chance for passing showers and cold

Published: Thursday, December 07, 2017 @ 4:07 AM

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Scattered clouds will start the day along with a chance for some passing flurries, said Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell.

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Temperatures will start the day in the 20s with wind chills in the middle teens. Clouds will break in the afternoon but it will remain blustery and cold with highs only in the lower 30s.

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Friday will be mostly sunny and cold with the threat for light snow on Saturday.

Colder air arrives, flurries possible Thursday

Published: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 @ 4:20 AM
Updated: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 @ 11:31 PM

Near normal temperatures for today, but feeling much colder with winds gusting up to 30mph this afternoon.

Skies will continue to clear tonight as temperatures head toward an overnight low in the 20s, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. 

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QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Temperatures continue to drop
  • Flurries possible Thursday
  • Light accumulating snow expected this weekend
Examples of how wind chill is calculated during the winter months.

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DETAILED FORECAST

Overnight: Blustery and cold through the night with mostly clear skies. Temperatures will drop through the 30s to an overnight low in the middle 20s, but wind chills will be in the teens. Clouds will build with a chance for a few flurries by morning, but no accumulation is expected. 

Morning lows

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

Thursday: Mostly cloudy skies with passing flurries possible, mainly early. It will be colder with highs in the lower 30s, but breezy conditions will hold wind chills in the 20s.

Friday: Skies will be mostly sunny with some increasing clouds late. Highs will hold in the lower 30s with lows in the upper teens.

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Weekend Outlook

Saturday: Cloudy skies and snow showers with accumulations of a half-inch to an inch. It will be breezy and cold with highs in the lower 30s.

Sunday: Lingering clouds with a few flurries possible. It will remain breezy and cold with a high near 30 degrees.

Monday: Clouds will increase with changes for snow showers toward evening. It will be breezy and cold with highs in the upper 30s.