Rain returns to start the work-week

Published: Sunday, October 22, 2017 @ 7:16 AM

We can expect a sunny Sunday, with warmer temperatures in the middle 70s, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar.

Rain will move in Monday, especially during the afternoon and evening. Highs will be in the middle to upper 60s.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • More sun and warm today
  • Rain moves in Monday
  • Cooler temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday

DETAILED FORECAST

Today: A mix of sun and clouds is expected Sunday. Highs will be in the middle 70s.

(Graphics by: Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar)

Tonight: We'll see a few more clouds overnight tonight. It'll be a mild night with lows in the middle to upper 50s.

Monday: Showers move in on Monday, some of which could be heavy at times. The best chance to see the steady and possibly heavy rain will be in the afternoon and evening hours. While the chance for storms Monday isn’t all that high, we can’t rule out a rumble of thunder or two. Highs Monday will be in the middle to upper 60s.

Tuesday: A few lingering showers are possible Tuesday under mostly cloudy skies. Highs will be in the middle 50s.

Wednesday: A cool day is on tap for Wednesday. Highs will be in the lower 50s and while the chance for rain is small, a couple of passing showers can’t be ruled out.

Thursday: We should dry out Thursday under partly cloudy skies. Highs will be in the upper 50s.

Colder with snow possible; flood warnings remain for some

Published: Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 5:03 AM
Updated: Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 12:09 PM

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini looks at what to expect for the rest of the weekend.

Flooding and high water likely will still be an issue today, especially in communities north of Interstate 70. Drivers should use caution, particularly in the dark, and avoid any high water, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini said.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Few light snow showers/flurries late night/early Sunday north
  • Flood Warning for Great Miami R. in Sidney until 10:30 p.m. Sunday
  • Quiet start to next week
Wind Gusts(Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini)

>> What to expect for this weekend’s storm

Auglaize County remains under an Arial Flood Warning until 5:15 p.m. Sunday, while those living in Darke County remain under the same warning until 4:45 p.m. 

In Sidney, there is a flood warning until 10:00 p.m. Sunday for the Great Miami River, which is expected to rise to 10.5 feet, higher than the 10-feet flood stage. It will fall below flood stage by Sunday night.

Futurecast(Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini)

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

DETAILED FORECAST

Sunday: Light snow showers or flurries are possible north of Interstate 70. Little to none will stick. Roads will still be wet in the morning on bridges and overpasses, which could get cold enough to have some isolated slick spots in the far north of the Miami Valley. The rest of the region will be breezy and cold with temperatures only climbing into the upper 30s in the afternoon. Clouds decrease into the night and winds will relax. Overnight lows will be in the mid-20s.

Monday: Expect a cold start in the middle 20s, followed by sunshine and scattered clouds. It won’t be breezy, and highs will be in the upper 40s.

Tuesday: Sunshine early, with clouds increasing in the evening. Highs will be around 50 degrees.

Wednesday: Morning tempmeratures will be in the 20s. The day will be dry and nice with sunshine. It will be cooler with highs in the upper 30s.

Thanksgiving: It’s looking to be a great day! Expect sun and clouds on Thursday.

Heavy rains bring flooding, high water

Published: Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 7:17 PM
Updated: Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 6:33 AM

VIDEO shows flooding in Park Layne

Strong storms brought heavy rains that continue to threaten the northern parts of the Miami Valley.

Nearly 3 inches of rain fell by this evening in Greenville, Troy and Urbana, and rain exceeded 3 inches across Logan County.

Rain Totals(Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini)

>> Cold air, snow flurries move in

There were numerous reports of high water, including on roadways in Dayton.

Shelby and Auglaize counties remain under an Arial Flood Warning until 8:15 a.m., while those living in Darke County remain under the same warning until 10:45 a.m. Arial Flood Warnings have also been issued for Champaign and Logan counties until 11 a.m.

In Sidney, there is a flood warning until 10:30 p.m. Sunday for the Great Miami River, which is expected to rise to 10.5 feet, higher than the 10-feet flood stage. It is expected to fall below flood stage by Sunday night.

Contributed by Sheila Gibbons in Sidney.

Storms lead to hundreds of power outages across area

Published: Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 2:31 PM
Updated: Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 12:15 AM

Strong storms and gale force winds Saturday knocked out power in parts of the region.

Darke County had the most power failures reported, with 600 at one point, according to the Dayton Power and Light online outage map.

There were hundreds of power outages across Montgomery, Greene, Miami, Preble, Shelby and Warren counties, with about 600 as of 12:07 a.m., the DP&L map showed. Of those, only 12 were in Darke County.

>> Severe thunderstorm watch, wind, flood advisories in effect

Duke Energy also had dozens of isolated outages reported in Butler and Warren counties.

Ohio Edison reported nearly 100 power losses in Clark County.

WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

Published: Thursday, July 06, 2017 @ 12:15 PM
Updated: Thursday, July 13, 2017 @ 8:05 AM

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