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WHAT TO EXPECT: Accumulating snow, ice with weekend winter storm

Published: Saturday, January 19, 2019 @ 6:00 AM
Updated: Saturday, January 19, 2019 @ 10:20 PM

Roads will become very icy overnight.

Winter Storm Warning is in effect through 8 a.m. Sunday for the entire region. 

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The storm system is bringing accumulating, blowing and drifting snow to the area overnight. Impacts from this snowfall will linger into Sunday morning.

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Freezing rain from earlier today in spots, along with accumulating snow and gusty winds, will create travel hazards.

Expect slick roads and bitter wind chills.

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Slick roads and bitter wind chills are on the way.


  • Snow, ice and wind will lead to hazardous conditions overnight
Snow, ice and wind will lead to hazardous conditions in the Miami Valley this weekend.
      Snow and Ice accumulations: 
      • Along and north of I-70 including Sidney, Bellefontaine, Troy, Urbana, Springfield — 6 to 8 inches and ice accumulations around 0.1 and 0.2 inches. 
      • Dayton and areas south could see freezing rain first, leading to ice accumulations between one-tenth and ¼ inch possible, snow totals between 4 and 6 inches.
      • Southern Butler, Warren and Clinton counties — one-tenth to ¼ inch ice possible, 2 to 4 inches of snow 
      *These snow and ice totals are subject to change as finer detail develops through the day.
      **This will be a hard snow to measure because of blowing and drifting at night.

Freezing rain arrived in West Milton early Saturday morning

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A winter storm warning for all Miami Valley residents from 4am Saturday through 4am Sunday.

Stay with your Storm Center 7 team on-air and online for winter storm updates.

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