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Gusty conditions overnight, flood warnings remain in effect

Published: Wednesday, April 04, 2018 @ 4:08 AM
Updated: Thursday, April 05, 2018 @ 12:43 AM

Cooler temperatures and the chance for snow to finish the week.

The Miami Valley is still feeling the effects of severe storms that hit the area Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Flood Warning remains in effect until 10 a.m. today for Greene and Warren counties.

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QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Windy: Gusts over 35 mph
  • Chance of showers late Thursday
  • Chance of rain changing to snow Friday night

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DETAILED FORECAST

Overnight: Mainly cloudy, windy and chilly through the night. Gusts slowly subsiding overnight after reaching 30 to 40 mph. Temperatures to fall into the upper 20s by morning.

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Today: Morning sun will give way to cloudy skies with a chance for showers late in the afternoon and through the evening. Some snowflakes could mix with the rain, especially in northern counties. Highs will reach the middle 40s with overnight lows dropping into the middle 30s. 

Friday: Mostly cloudy, breezy, and cool with a chance for rain and snow showers into the evening. Precipitation will change over to all snow showers through the night with a light accumulation possible by Saturday morning. Highs will reach the upper 40s with overnight lows dropping into the lower 20s.

>> COUNTY-BY-COUNTY FORECAST

Saturday: Any snow that accumulates will likely melt after sunrise. Clouds will decrease, but we’ll be cloudy and cool with highs only in the upper 30s. 

Sunday: Morning sun gives way to cloudy skies and a chilly day with highs only in the upper 30s. Rain or snow showers could develop into Sunday night. 

Monday: A chance for a few snow showers early, then clouds linger during the day. A cool day with highs in the lower to middle 40s.

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Increasing threat for showers through Friday

Published: Thursday, May 17, 2018 @ 3:21 AM
Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2018 @ 11:25 PM

Chance for passing showers and storms return today, especially south of I-70.

Patchy light rain and drizzle will taper off; some patchy fog is possible overnight, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Temperatures fall into the lower 60s.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Showers redevelop Friday
  • A bit cooler Friday
  • On and off storms into the weekend 

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DETAILED FORECAST

Friday: Expect mostly cloudy skies with occasional showers. A rumble of thunder is possible but severe weather is not expected. Highs will hold in the lower 70s.

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Saturday: Expect a mix of sun and clouds and a chance for passing showers and storms. Highs will rebound to near 80 degrees.

Sunday: The day will start mainly dry under partly cloudy skies. Clouds will increase late in the day with scattered showers and storms becoming likely by evening. One or two stronger storms will be possible. Highs will climb into the middle 80s.

>> 5-Day Forecast

Monday: Expect a chance for showers and storms with highs in the lower 80s.

Tuesday: Partly sunny skies are expected with only a slight chance for a lingering shower. Highs will top out near 80 degrees.

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Chance for showers and storms tonight, into coming week

Published: Saturday, May 12, 2018 @ 5:19 AM
Updated: Saturday, May 12, 2018 @ 8:20 PM

We once again have the chance to see a few showers and storms in the Dayton area on this Mother's Day.

A few passing showers are expected this evening, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Chance for showers, storms tonight, into coming week
  • Mother’s Day won’t be all-day rain event
  • Warm, muggy conditions all next week

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5 Day Forecast with Meteorologist Brett Collar

DETAILED FORECAST

Overnight: While the chance for storms overnight is not all that high, it can’t be ruled out, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. However, it looks like lost of the storms will stay to the north. Temperatures overnight will drop to near 60 degrees. Areas north of Interstate 70 will fall into the 50s.

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Mother’s Day: The chance for showers and storms returns Sunday. It won’t be rainy all day, but there will be showers and storms at times. It’ll be warm and muggy again with highs in the lower 80s.

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Monday: Temperatures get back into the middle 80s with the chance for more showers and storms. Partly cloudy skies are expected.

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Tuesday: With this unstable boundary still with us most of the week, the chance for showers and storms continues. However, rain won’t last all day. Highs will be in the middle to upper 80s.

>> County-by-County Weather

Wednesday: A pretty good chance for showers and storms exists with highs in the lower to middle 80s.

Thursday: Another warm and muggy day is expected with highs in the lower 80s. More showers and thunderstorms are possible.

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Partly cloudy overnight; rounds of showers and storms this Mother’s Day weekend

Published: Friday, May 11, 2018 @ 3:55 AM
Updated: Friday, May 11, 2018 @ 11:30 PM

A much more active weather pattern will develop across the Miami Valley late Saturday and last into next week. Heat and humidity will combine with a stalled front north of the Valley to bring occasional rounds of showers and storms. A few of those storms have the potential to be severe.

Expect partly cloudy skies, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Temperatures will drop or hold in the 60s.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Quiet and mild overnight
  • Storms develop late Saturday, few strong
  • On and off storms through the week 

>> LIVE Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

DETAILED FORECAST

Saturday: Expect partly cloudy skies and warm temperatures. Scattered storms will develop across the far northern Valley late in the afternoon and slide southward into the evening. A few storms could be strong or severe with damaging winds and hail the main threat. Highs will reach to near 80 degrees, although it will be cooler in the far northern Valley.

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>> 5-Day Forecast

Sunday: Expect partly sunny skies with a chance for a shower or storm at about any time. A storm could briefly be strong or severe. Highs will be in the lower 80s.

Monday: Expect partly sunny skies and unseasonably warm and muggy conditions. A pop-up storm will be possible. Highs will be in the middle 80s.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy skies are expected with quite warm and muggy conditions. There will be the chance for storms, especially late. A few storms could be strong or severe. Highs will be in the upper 80s.

Wednesday: Expect lots of clouds with a good chance for showers and storms. A few strong storms are possible. Highs will be in the middle 80s.

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Strong winds, heavy rain, and small hail possible overnight

Published: Wednesday, May 09, 2018 @ 3:35 AM
Updated: Thursday, May 10, 2018 @ 1:28 AM

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini looks at the timing of the overnight storms Wed into Thursday

Line of storms will continue to move east across the Miami Valley. Strong winds, very heavy rain and even some small hail will be possible over the next few hours, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini. Activity will exit by between 4- 5 a.m., so the morning commute should be just fine with lingering wet roads. 

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Isolated strong storm possible overnight
  • Slightly cooler Thursday
  • Heating up with hit or miss storms this weekend

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DETAILED FORECAST

Thursday: There is a slight chance for a shower early, otherwise expect clearing skies and slightly cooler temperatures. Highs will be in the upper 70s with breezy conditions.

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>>County-by-County Weather

Friday: Skies will be partly cloudy. There is a slight chance for a pop-up storm. Highs will be back in the lower 80s.

>>5-Day Forecast

Saturday: Partly cloudy skies, breezy and warm conditions are expected with high temperatures soaring into the middle 80s. There is a chance for a pop-up storm across the northern Miami Valley.

Sunday: Expect a mix of sun and clouds with a chance for passing showers and storms, mainly in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 70s.

Monday: Partly sunny skies will start the week with a high near 80 degrees.

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