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Published: Saturday, November 04, 2017 @ 7:15 AM
Updated: Monday, November 06, 2017 @ 3:49 AM
Heavy rain will continue to move across the Miami Valley until about 2 a.m. The following watches and warnings are in effect:
UPDATE @ 2:19 a.m.
Previously issued flash flood warning cancelled for Warren County.
UPDATE @ 1:18 a.m.
Previously issued tornado warning for SE Clinton County has been cancelled.
UPDATE @ 1:00 a.m.
Record daily maximum rainfall of 3.57 inches set in Dayton yesterday, breaking the initial record set in 1948.
UPDATE @ 9:04 p.m.
UPDATE @ 8:02 p.m.
Two tornadoes may have touched down in Mercer County Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
A storm survey is scheduled for Monday morning and will reveal more details about the severe storms that made their way through Wabash and Celina.
The survey will focus on supercell thunderstorms that moved through the county, according to the weather service.
Of the two suspected tornadoes, the strongest hit the east end of Celina’s business district.
Final results from the survey are expected Monday evening, with officials saying the study may move east into Western Auglaize County.
A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect for Greene, Clinton and Warren counties until 8:30 p.m.
UPDATE @ 7:21 p.m.
A tornado watch for the area has expired. A severe thunderstorm watch remains until 1 a.m. for areas Interstate 70 and south.
A flash flood warning is issued until 10:30 p.m. for Miami and Montgomery counties. A flash flood warning is issued until 10 p.m. for Preble County and Wayne and Union counties in Indiana.
UPDATE @ 6:33 p.m.
The National Weather Service has cancelled a previously issued tornado warning for Clark County.
The fast moving storm continues to travel east as a tornado.
A tornado warning issued by the service earlier today has been canceled for the entire Miami Valley
UPDATE @ 6:29 p.m.
A tornado warning has been issued for Clark until 7:15 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
The weather service warns a strong thunderstorm will affect many Central Ohio counties as well as Clark and Greene Counties.
UPDATE @ 6:04 p.m.
A nearly 200-yard wide, EF1 tornado touched down in Mercer County near Celina Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
The service reports several business and over 100 vehicles on Celina's east side were damaged in the storm.
Windows have been blown out of some buildings as the storms continues to move east across the Miami Valley.
Severe thunderstorm warnings remain in effect for Champaign and Clark counties until 6:15 p.m.
UPDATE @ 5:49 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm warning is issued until 5:45 p.m. for Champaign, Clark and Miami counties.
UPDATE @ 5:25 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm warning is issued until 5:45 p.m. for Champaign, Darke, Miami, Shelby counties.
UPDATE @ 4:18 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been canceled for most of Darke County but remains until 4:30 p.m. for northern Darke County.
The severe thunderstorm warning has expired for Auglaize and Mercer counties.
In St. Marys, reports are in of a building with its roof blown off and trees down.
A severe thunderstorm warning is issued until 5 p.m. for Logan Counties.
UPDATE @ 4:05 p.m.
The tornado watch is still active until 7 p.m. for west central Ohio.
A strong line of thunderstorms are coming into Franklin and parts of southwest Butler County until 4:30 p.m.
The tornado warning for Mercer County has expired, but severe thunderstorm warnings remain in effect until 4:15 p.m. for Mercer and Auglaize counties.
UPDATE @ 2:49 p.m.
The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Mercer County Sunday afternoon.
A tornado watch remains in affect for Auglaize and Mercer counties until 3:15 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
Storm Center 7 Meteorologists strongly advise those living in the warning areas to take shelter.
A caller into our newsroom reports his sister-in-law had a barn ripped from its foundation on her property.
UPDATE @ 2:12 p.m.
A tornado warning has been issued for Mercer County until 2:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
TONIGHT:Lingering showers are expected overnight tonight, but it looks like the severe threat ends as we move overnight into early Monday. Temperatures will drop through the 50s overnight.
Flash Flood Watch for the following counties until 4 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6: Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Delaware, Franklin, Greene, Hardin, Licking, Logan, Madison, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby, Union
Monday: A few lingering showers are likely early Monday. Highs Monday will be in the early morning hours in the upper 50s. Temperatures will fall during the day through the lower 50s and 40s.
Election Day: More clouds linger into Tuesday, but it looks to be a mainly dry and cooler day with highs in the lower 50s..
Wednesday: Partly cloudy skies are expected with highs in the upper 40s.
Thursday: Another cool day is expected. Temperatures in the morning will be close to freezing. Highs in the afternoon will be in the middle 40s under partly cloudy skies.
Published: Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 4:04 AM
— A Flood Watch is in effect for Montgomery, Preble, Clark, Greene, Butler, Warren and Clinton counties until Sunday morning.
Today: There will be mist and fog early before heavy rain continues to spread northeast through the early morning, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini. A rumble of thunder can’t be ruled out. Drivers should take their time this morning as roads remain wet and visibility could be low. It will be mild today, and highs will reach around 60. Showers could be less widespread for the afternoon and evening, but may continue in the southern half of the Miami Valley.
Saturday: More widespread rain will push back in by the early morning. Rivers, creeks and streams will continue to see some minor flooding. Roads will stay soaked. Highs will be in the low to mid 50s during the day. It will be breezy at times for the afternoon. At night, a cold front will move into the Miami Valley. Downpours and thunderstorms will be possible overnight. Strong wind gusts will also develop, which could lead to tree damage. Temperatures will climb after midnight.
Sunday: Morning showers and storms will move east quickly before sunrise. Temperatures will drop back into the 40s as some sunshine returns for the afternoon. Highs will push to the mid to upper 50s. Winds will stay gusty all day between 30 and 40 MPH. Winds, combined with a saturated ground, could lead to tree damage. It will be dry at night.
Monday: It will be a nice start to the week. There will be sunshine for the afternoon with temperatures warmer than normal in the low 50s.
Tuesday: It will be another nice day and a chance for rivers, creeks and streams to recede. Highs will be in the mid-50s with sun and clouds.
Published: Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 12:02 AM
— WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE—A Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday with waves of rain expected to move through, according to Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell.
The rain may be heavy at times, especially this morning. Temperatures will be mild despite the rain, rising to near 60 degrees.
Showers will taper off briefly in the evening before redeveloping late tonight through Saturday. The rain may get heavy again Saturday evening. Rainfall amounts will range from 2 to 4 inches through Saturday night.
RELATED: 5-Day Forecast
The rain will taper off early Sunday with clearing skies and slightly cooler temperatures, generally in the lower 50s to end the weekend.
Published: Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 12:25 PM
— It has been a very wet week in the Miami Valley, but it is also a turning point. We are now less than a month from the astronomical start to spring. On March 20 the vernal equinox will take place, transitioning us to the new season.
Keep up with the rain this week by using the WHIO weather App.
Published: Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 12:41 AM
— WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE—A soggy morning is expected although rain will move out fairly quickly, according to Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell.
RELATED: 5-Day Forecast
Temperatures will start out the day in the middle 30s and make it back into the middle 40s during the afternoon with lingering clouds. After some brief dry time tonight, rain will return to the area Friday morning with on and off rain likely to continue through Saturday. The rain may be heavy at times with a few thunderstorms possible.
RELATED: County-by-County Weather
Rainfall amounts will range from 2 to 4 inches through Sunday morning. Despite the rain, temperatures will rebound to near 60 degrees for highs both Friday and Saturday before cooling into the lower 50s to end the weekend.