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Record temperature set in Dayton

Published: Friday, May 19, 2017 @ 2:47 AM

A record was broken at the airport Thursday.

A record for the warmest low temperature was set in Dayton on Thursday.


Thursday’s low temperature of 69 degrees was a new record, breaking the previous low record of 66 degrees set in 1969.

Temperatures are expected to be back in the low 80s Saturday.

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Find Jupiter, crescent moon this week

Published: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 @ 6:53 AM

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini explains how you can use the moon to find a planet this week.

After everyone looked to the sky for the solar eclipse, there is another reason to look up that won't require any special glasses.

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This week on August 24 and especially August 25, there will be a brief window to find the thin waxing crescent moon and the planet Jupiter.

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Right after sunset which is around 8 p.m. and before the moon sets which is around 10 p.m., the moon will guide you to the evening planet. 

Jupiter will be close to the horizon in the western sky. It will shine steady and bright. 

If you find them, share a picture with the hashtag SkyWitness7.


Cooler, not humid remainder of the week

Published: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 @ 5:31 AM

Sun and scattered clouds today with cooler than normal temperatures.

Winds have shifted and are now out of the northwest. This has already brought relief to the heat and humidity, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini.

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  • Temperatures about 10 degrees below normal this week
  • Plenty of sunshine
  • Weed pollen might stay high

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

(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini)


TODAY: You might want a sweater if you are out early, but you won't need it this afternoon. 

Highs in the upper 70s. Sunshine especially early with scattered clouds late day. We should stay dry.

THURSDAY: Waking up in the middle 50s which is cooler than normal. Highs reach the low 70s which is about 10 degrees below where we should be. Plenty of sunshine though through the day will keep it comfortable. 

5 Day Forecast with Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs

FRIDAY: Keep the air conditioning off. We will wake up in the low 50s. Normally we should wake up in the low 60s. Temperatures in the mid 70s with sunny skies.

SATURDAY: A great start to the weekend. Highs in the upper 70s and full sunshine.

SUNDAY: Still dry and quiet. Some scattered clouds build in. Warmer with highs around 78.

Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools Weather: Cool but quiet first day

Published: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 @ 4:41 AM

Bellbrook here's a look at your forecast for Wednesday.

Bellbrook just one of many schools heading back for the new year on Wednesday. 

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Temperatures Wednesday morning will be on the cool side with most cities dropping into the 50s. 

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It won't be muggy today though and no rain gear will be needed. Sunshine and scattered clouds mix for the day with highs in the upper 70s when kids are getting home. 

WPAFB Wednesday Weather: Fall-like temperatures; highs in the 70s

Published: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 @ 2:01 AM

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — A weather pattern change has occurred overnight allowing for fall-like temperatures to push into the Miami Valley, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Eric Elwell.

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Temperatures will start in the upper 50s this morning and climb into the upper 70s this afternoon with noticeably less humidity.

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After some sunshine to start the day, some cloud cover will build during the afternoon.

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Clouds will thin out again tonight as temperatures drop into the middle 50s by Thursday morning.

A quiet and comfortable end to the week and coming weekend is expected with mostly sunny skies during the day and mostly clear skies at night.

Overnight lows will drop back into the lower 50s with highs in the lower to middle 70s Thursday through Sunday.

The next chance for rain is not expected until early next week.