Frigid cold keeps wind chill advisory in effect until Saturday morning

Published: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 @ 4:20 AM
Updated: Thursday, January 04, 2018 @ 12:11 AM

Sub-zero wind chills over the next few days with a few flurries or snow showers at times.

Temperatures will drop into the lower single digits overnight with minus 10 wind chills possible, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said. A wind chill advisory goes into effect at 1 a.m. and continues through 11 a.m. Saturday for Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby and Wayne (Indiana) counties.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST 

  • Dangerous wind chills today, Friday and Saturday mornings
  • Few flurries/snow showers tomorrow
  • Chance of wintry mix late weekend

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DETAILED FORECAST

Thursday: Another dangerously cold morning with sub-zero wind chills. Highs for the day are expected to reach into the lower teens. It will be mostly cloudy with a few flurries or snow showers possible, mainly into the evening. Blustery conditions could bring gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Some breaks in the clouds are expected tonight, which will be frigid with temperatures below zero and wind chills ranging between minus 10 and minus 20 degrees.

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Friday: Frigid morning with wind chills between minus 10 and minus 20 start the day. Afternoon skies will be partly sunny with temerpatures struggling to climb through single digits. Wind chills will remain below zero all day.

Saturday: Another bitter morning with wind chills between minus 10 and minus 20 degrees. Mostly sunny skies are expected for the afternoon with highs in the lower teens.

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Sunday: Not as cold, but the chance for rain and snow will develop into the evening. Most of the day will remain dry with increasing clouds. Highs are expected into the lower 30s. 

Monday: Cloudy with the chance of rain and snow, mainly early in the day. Temperatures will range in the 30s through the day.

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Warming trend to last through the weekend

Published: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 4:12 AM
Updated: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 6:54 PM

Flooding concerns increase with snowmelt and rain this weekend.

A gradual warm-up will continue through the weekend and into the start of next week, according to Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell. 

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Some refreeze possible tonight
  • Temperatures climb into the 40s this weekend
  • Wet, but mild start to next week

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DETAILED FORECAST

Tonight: Mainly clear skies are expected through the evening. Breezy conditions and chilly as temperatures fall through the 30s towards an overnight low in the upper 20s.

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Saturday: Sunshine to start the day, but clouds will increase late, Elwell said. It will be breezy at times with highs in the lower to middle 40s.

Sunday: Lots of clouds are expected during the day with a chance for drizzle or light rain and fog. Highs will be in the middle 40s.

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Monday: Rain will be likely, especially in the afternoon. Gusty winds will also be likely with highs in the lower 50s. 

Tuesday: Colder air returns with blustery, cloudy conditions. A few passing flurries or snow showers are possible with highs in the middle 30s.

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Wednesday: Some sunshine returns but it will stay chilly. Highs will be in the upper 30s

WPAFB Friday Forecast: Chilly start, warm-up underway

Published: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 1:06 AM

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After another chilly start, temperatures will make it back above freezing this afternoon for the first time in a week with highs in the middle 30s, said Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell.

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Skies will remain mostly sunny. Dry weather will stick around through the day Saturday with some increase in clouds late in the day and evening. Temperatures are expected to rebound into the middle 40s.

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The warming trend will continue into Sunday, although you'll have to dust of the umbrellas with the chance for showers arriving by mid-morning.

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Showers will be even more likely Monday as high temperatures reach 50 degrees before falling late in the day.

Warming trend gets underway

Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 3:34 AM
Updated: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 12:29 AM

Temperatures rise, but rain comes along for the ride.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Blustery, still chilly tonight
  • Temps to head above normal this weekend
  • Showers return to the Valley by Sunday

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DETAILED FORECAST

>> WHIO Doppler 7 HD Interactive Radar

Tonight: Skies will be mostly clear. A few clouds will be possible from time to time. Temperatures will fall back into the upper teens by morning.

Friday: Expect mostly sunny skies and more seasonably temperatures climbing into the middle 30s. It will be a bit breezy at times.

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Saturday: Some sunshine will start the day but clouds will be on the increase. It will be milder with temperatures rising into the middle 40s. There will be the chance for a few showers or drizzle late at night with temperatures holding nearly steady.

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Sunday: Skies will be mostly cloudy with a chance for drizzle or light rain. Temperatures will top out in the upper 40s.

Monday: Cloudy skies are expected with showers likely, especially by late afternoon. It will be windy and mild with highs reaching into the lower 50s. Colder air will usher back in Monday night.

Tuesday: Skies will remain mostly cloudy with a chance for a few snow showers or flurries. It will be colder with blustery conditions and highs in the middle 30s.

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WPAFB Thursday Forecast: Cold start ahead of warming trend

Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 3:43 AM

Sunshine is back in the forecast today with temperatures starting out chilly, said Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell.

A slow warming trend will get underway with highs rebounding to near 30 degrees during the afternoon.

>> WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

Dry and seasonably weather is in the forecast Friday with mostly sunny skies and highs in the middle 30s.

Saturday will start with sunshine but clouds will be on the increase late in the day. Showers will move in to wrap up the weekend.

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Despite the rain chances, temperatures will soar into the upper 40s this weekend before colder weather returns early next week.