Major warm-up to bring rain

Published: Monday, February 12, 2018 @ 3:34 AM
Updated: Monday, February 12, 2018 @ 11:36 PM

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini is tracking a spring-like set up this week.


  • Mainly clear and chilly tonight
  • Warming trend gets underway Tuesday
  • Rain, heavy at times, arrives late week

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Skies will begin mostly clear, with a few clouds arriving late. Cold, with temperatures falling back into the middle to upper teens by morning, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.

>>5-Day Forecast

TUESDAY: Expect a bit more cloud cover mixed with sunshine through the afternoon. Highs will make it warmer, topping out in the middle 40s.

WEDNESDAY: Clouds will thicken through the morning with showers developing by late afternoon or evening. Highs will climb into the lower 50s. 

(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini)

>>WHIO Live Doppler 7 Radar

THURSDAY: Rain will be likely and heavy at times, especially by late evening. It will be breezy and unseasonably warm with highs soaring to near 60 degrees. Rainfall amounts may exceed 1 to 2 inches through Thursday night.

FRIDAY: Morning rain showers will be likely, mixing with or changing to snow before ending. It will be colder and blustery with temperatures dropping through the 30s. 


Skies will clear with a chilly start to the weekend expected. It will be breezy with highs holding in the upper 30s.