Rain returns to start the workweek

Published: Saturday, October 21, 2017 @ 5:38 AM
Updated: Saturday, October 21, 2017 @ 5:40 PM

Saturday evening weather update with Meteorologist Brett Collar

A few lingering clouds are possible overnight, but for the most part we should be seeing more clearing, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. Temperatures will be in the lower to middle 50s overnight.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Dry conditions this weekend
  • Rain moves in Monday
  • Cooler Tuesday and Wednesday

>>Fall colors near peak

5-Day Temperature Trend(Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar)

DETAILED FORECAST

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

Monday: Showers move in, 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 isn’t all that high, we can’t rule out a rumble of thunder or two. Highs will be in the middle to upper 60s.

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

Wednesday: A cool day is on tap. 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 under partly cloudy skies. Highs will be in the upper 50s.

Blustery, cold night ahead; nice outlook for Thanksgiving

Published: Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 12:54 PM
Updated: Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 7:02 PM

Cold weather at Welcome Stadium for the Springboro vs Miamisburg 3rd grade playoff football game

Expect breezy and cool conditions across the region after Saturday’s cold front moved through, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. 

RELATED: Hundreds remain without power from Saturday’s storms, high winds

A Flood Warning remains in effect for parts of Darke County until 1:45 a.m. Monday.

Flood Warnings for the Great Miami River at Sidney has been extended until 8 p.m. Sunday, and the Great Miami River in Troy until 6 a.m. Monday. 

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QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Temperatures only climbing into the 30s Sunday
  • Quiet start to the week
  • Sun and clouds expected for Thanksgiving

5 Day Forecast with Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

DETAILED FORECAST

SUNDAY: Cloudy skies through the afternoon will eventually break later tonight. Breezy and cold into the evening with a high temperature reaching the middle to upper 30s. Winds will diminish tonight with temperatures falling into the middle 20s by morning.  

RELATED: Saturday’s heavy rain brings flooding and high water

MONDAY: A cold start to the day is expected with temperatures in the middle 20s Monday morning. Skies will become mostly sunny with temperatures rebounding into the middle to upper 40s by the afternoon.

TUESDAY: Expect partly cloudy skies with increasing clouds late in the day. There is a chance for a passing shower in the evening and perhaps a few flurries at night. Temperatures will reach into the upper 40s then fall late in the day through the evening with breezy conditions.

WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy skies, chilly temperatures, and breezy with highs holding in the upper 30s

THANKSGIVING DAY: A nice day expected for the holiday with sun and a mix of clouds and highs around 40 degrees. 

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny skies with highs in the middle 40s.

Flooding, high water remain in spots after Saturday’s heavy rain

Published: Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 7:17 PM
Updated: Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 3:25 PM

Over 3 inches of rain brings the Stillwater River and the Great Miami River out of its banks in the usual areas over the weekend.

UPDATE @ 3:25 p.m. (Nov. 19):

High water remains in several spots across the region following the heavy rain and storms on Saturday. 

Over three inches of rain brought the Stillwater River and the Great Miami River in Miami County out of its banks in the usual areas Saturday. 

RELATED: Hundreds remain without power from Saturday’s storms, high winds

The Covington-Bradford Road North of Covington is closed due to high water at the Stillwater River.

North of Troy, the Knoop Jr. Baseball Complex is about 5’ deep.

In Troy, the newly renovated Treasure Island along the Great Miami River has flooded.The Boat House Restaurant is unaffected, as the flood waters are up to the back of the amphitheater.

Flood Warnings remain in effect for Auglaize and Darke counties through Sunday afternoon. The Great Miami River at Sidney is under a Flood Warning until 8 p.m. Sunday and the Great Miami River at Troy is also under a Flood Warning until 6 a.m. Monday.

VIDEO shows flooding in Park Layne

FIRST REPORT (Nov. 18):

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.

Hundreds remain without power from Saturday’s storms, high winds

Published: Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 2:31 PM
Updated: Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 1:25 PM

Staff illustration
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UPDATE @ 1:25 p.m. (Nov. 19): 

Hundreds remain without power across the region after high winds and storms rolled through the area Saturday. 

RELATED: Saturday’s heavy rain brings flooding, high water

These are the latest outages from regional electric providers at 1:25 p.m. 

DP&L: 

Montgomery: 189

Shelby: 27

Greene: 19

Miami: 11

Darke: 10 

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Duke Energy: 

Warren: 215

Butler: 198

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No significant outages are reported by Ohio Edison in Clark and Champaign counties. 



FIRST REPORT (Nov. 18)

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.

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)

>> WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

>> 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.