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Storms Saturday bring wind, heavy rain, chance for snow

Published: Friday, November 17, 2017 @ 3:57 PM
Updated: Friday, November 17, 2017 @ 11:55 PM

Wet and stormy weather expected to start the weekend.

It will be breezy overnight with off and on rain. A few thunderstorms also will be possible, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Temperatures will slowly rise into the 50s. A wind advisory goes into effect from noon to 4 a.m. Sunday.

>> Timeline of this weekend’s storm

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Rain overnight, thunder possible
  • Rain, storms and strong winds Saturday
  • Rain changes to snow showers, flurries late Saturday into Sunday

>> WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

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DETAILED FORECAST

Saturday: A wind advisory goes into effect at noon. A few strong thunderstorms are possible midday to early afternoon. Gusty winds will increase through the late afternoon and into the evening and may gust between 40 and 50 mph. Highs will be in the upper 50s midday and then fall through the 40s and into the 30s by late evening. Rain may mix with or change to some snow showers before ending.

>> What to expect from the storm system moving through this weekend

Sunday: Gusty winds will diminish but it will remain blustery and chilly. Some scattered flurries will linger through midday. Temperatures will only reach into the upper 30s for highs.

Monday: Expect partly cloudy skies and calmer conditions. Temperatures will rebound into the middle 40s.

Tuesday: Expect increasing clouds by late in the day and breezy conditions. Temperatures will reach into the upper 40s by midday and then begin to fall. Some sprinkles or flurries will be possible at night. 

Wednesday: It will be breezy and colder with partly cludy skies. Highs will only reach into the upper 30s. 

Thanksgiving: Partly cloudy skies and chilly temperatures are expected with highs in the upper 30s.

Temps to fall quickly after sunset, but warm-up on the way

Published: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 3:51 AM
Updated: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 1:10 PM

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini looks at how are temperatures will trend into next week.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Sunshine returns but cold
  • Gradual warm-up ahead
  • Rain later weekend

>> WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

DETAILED FORECAST

Today: Plenty of sunshine for the afternoon, but cold with highs in the lower 20s, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs. With a light breeze, wind chills will range in the single digits to lower teens. Skies remain clear into the night. After sunset, temperatures will fall quickly. Overnight lows expected in the upper single digits with sub-zero wind chills.

Cold walk Wednesday morning, Jan. 17 along St. Clair Street in Dayton. MARSHALL GORBY/STAFF

Thursday: It will be a quiet, but cold morning. There will be sunshine at times throughout the day as highs climb to the low 30s.

>> VIDEO: Mountains of thick ice pile along shores of Lake Erie 

Friday: Morning temperatures will be a little warmer, and we’ll start the day out of the single digits. Temperatures in the afternoon will climb to the upper 30s to around 40. It will be a pleasant end to the work week and day.

>> 4 tricks to help avoid illness during big temperature changes

Saturday: This will be the best day of the weekend as highs reach the mid-40s. The day looks to be dry with clouds increasing. It will feel nice in the afternoon.

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Sunday: Clouds will thicken up through the day. Moisture from the next system will bring breezy conditions and the chance for rain or drizzle later into the night.

WPAFB Wednesday Forecast: Cold today, warming trend underway

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

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

>> WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

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)

>> WHIO Doppler 7 HD Interactive Radar

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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AAA Miami Valley spokeswoman solves the debate of if wiper blades should be flipped or not in freezing temperatures. Video by Amelia Robinson

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

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. TODD JACKSON | STAFF
Staff Writer
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. TODD JACKSON | STAFF(Staff Writer)

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.

>> Winter storm latest

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.

>> 7 winter driving tips

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.