Wet weather and thaw coming for mid-week

MIAMI VALLEY — After the coldest morning since January 2018 on Monday, a quick system will swing through mid-week to bring rain, slightly warmer temperatures and the chance for some minor flooding. Tuesday temperatures will climb into the mid to upper 30s for the afternoon, allowing the several inches of snow on the ground to begin melting.

A quick storm system will start pushing moisture into the Miami Valley Tuesday night. Rain will fall steadily into Wednesday, washing the snow away. Here’s what you need to know.

Tuesday night:

Wet weather returns around 10-11 p.m.

Winds could gust up to 30 mph

Ponding on the road will be possible


Morning commute looks soggy with rain and gusty winds

Afternoon commute showers will be ending but cold air could briefly allow some wet snowflakes or a wintry mix to move in

Temperatures fall all day from the 40s to the teens by Thursday morning


Bitter cold again with temperatures in the teens in the morning

Some icy spots could develop early

Ponding on roads and yards from all the rain and snowmelt


½inch to 1 inch of rain expected

Melted snow

Minor flooding possible in creeks, streams, fields and yards

NOTE: Check sump pumps and roofs to protect from damage

Very light if any accumulation from wintry mix/wet flakes Wednesday night