Brief cool down arrives in the Miami Valley

Published: Tuesday, June 06, 2017 @ 5:05 AM

5 Day Forecast with Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

Skies will be partly cloudy with a chance for a quick passing shower, mainly early this evening. Temperatures will fall back into the 60s.

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  • Slight chance for a passing shower
  • Temperatures drop to nearly 10 degrees below normal
  • Summer-like heat arriving this weekend

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TONIGHT: Skies will clear for much of the night with clouds increasing again toward morning. Temperatures will be cool, dropping into the lower 50s.

5 Day Forecast with Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs

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WEDNESDAY: Lots of clouds are expected along with unseasonably cool conditions. A few passing showers will be possible. Temperatures will only reach into the upper 60s with breezy conditions.

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THURSDAY: Expect partly cloudy skies and pleasant temperatures. There is a slight chance for a passing shower, mainly east. Highs will rebound back into the middle 70s.

FRIDAY: Partly cloudy skies will end the week with a chance for a passing shower or storm north, mainly late in the day or evening. Highs will be near 80 degrees.

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny skies and warmer temperatures are expected with highs in the middle 80s.

SUNDAY: Summer-like conditions arrive in the Miami Valley with sunny skies and highs near 90 degrees.

Clear skies for meteor shower this weekend

Published: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 @ 5:53 AM

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini talks about where and where to look for the shower.

After finding Venus and Mars early in the week, another special treat awaits you in the early morning sky heading into the weekend! 

The Orionid meteor shower will be peaking Friday night through Saturday morning. Debris from Haley's comet will hit the Earth's atmosphere, creating the show.

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The Orionid shower gets its name because the meteors look like they are coming  from the constellation Orion. This year, 10 to 30 meteors per hour are possible. 

Skies will be dark all night because the moon will set early Friday evening, allowing for a good show. The best chance to see the most meteors may be from 2 a.m. until sunrise.

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Get outside and grab a blanket, find a dark spot with a good view of the sky and let your eyes adjust to the darkness. If you capture any photos share them using the hashtag #SkyWitness7!

Plenty of sunshine as warming trend continues into weekend

Published: Thursday, October 19, 2017 @ 3:33 AM
Updated: Thursday, October 19, 2017 @ 4:30 PM

Warm temperatures are expected as we head into the weekend in the Dayton area.

Skies will be mainly clear through the evening with temperatures falling through the 60s, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said.

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  • Clear and cool overnight
  • Warming toward the weekend
  • Wet and cooler early next week

>>5-Day Forecast 

5 Day Forecast with Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs


Overnight: There will be a few clouds during the overnight hours, but it will stay quiet with lows near 50 degrees. Some spots may dip into the upper 40s by sunrise.

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Friday: After a cool start with temperatures in the 50s, the afternoon will be warm with bright skies and highs in the mid-70s. Mainly clear skies continue into the evening with temperatures falling through the 60s. Cool but nice weather is expected for Touchdown7 football games.

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What We're Tracking(Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs)

Saturday: Mostly sunny and warm weather starts the weekend. It will be more than 10 degrees above normal with highs pushing into the upper 70s.

Sunday: Sunshine will give way to clouds in the afternoon as a cold front approaches from the northeast. It becomes breezy ahead of the front, but warm with highs in the middle 70s. the chance for showers will increase into the late evening and overnight. 

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Monday: Mostly cloudy and cooler conditions are expected with a few passing showers. Highs will be in the upper 60s. 

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Tuesday: Clouds linger with a few more passing showers possible. It will still be breezy and much cooler with highs in the upper 50s to low 60s.

WPAFB Friday Weather: Plenty of sunshine, temps climb to mid 70s

Published: Friday, October 20, 2017 @ 12:06 AM

WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE—Sunshine continues as we wrap up the work-week, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar.

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After a cool start in the 50s, temperatures will climb fast on Friday under mostly sunny skies. Eventual highs will be in the middle 70s.

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Skies will stay mainly clear as we head into the evening hours. For those heading out to watch high school football Friday night, temperatures will be in the 60s.

Touchdown 7 Forecast: Week 9

Published: Thursday, October 12, 2017 @ 4:44 PM
Updated: Thursday, October 19, 2017 @ 5:38 PM

Another great forecast for Touchdown 7 games this week.

It’s week 9 for Touchdown 7 football games across the Miami Valley and Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs says the weather will be quiet, but cool.

Bring a blanket or sweatshirt as temperatures will quickly fall throughout the game. 

Sports Director Mike Hartsock enjoys the dry weather for Touchdown 7 games and says it makes for a good night for football. The Touchdown 7 Game of the Week will be Fairmont at Centerville.

>>County-by-County Forecast

Watch the video above for the full forecast and a list of the matchups taking place this week.