Winter Weather Advisory issued Friday through Saturday morning

Published: Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 3:59 AM
Updated: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 @ 11:50 PM

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Occasional showers will linger overnight, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Temperatures will hold in the 50s but then will begin to sharply drop from west to east toward daybreak. Rain may change to freezing rain near the Ohio-Indiana border toward daybreak as temperatures fall into the 30s.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Mild with on and off rain tonight
  • Rain transitions to freezing rain/sleet from west to east in the morning
  • Winter Weather Advisory for entire region
  • Mix to snow by evening with 3 to 5 inches in many areas

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(Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

DETAILED FORECAST

Friday: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY will be in effect through most of the day. Rain quickly will change to freezing rain and sleet by midday, and then to snow late in the day or evening. Snow will be likely as we head through Friday night. There will be a chance for some ice accumulation before the precipitation changes to snow. Snowfall amounts will range from around 3 to 5 inches across the Miami Valley. A bit less is possible northwest and a bit more can’t be ruled out farther south and east. Gusty winds will develop Friday night and create blowing and drifting snow – likely reducing visibility. Temperatures will drop into the 20s by evening.

(Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

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(Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

Saturday: It will be blustery and cold with some blowing snow still possible. A few flurries can’t be ruled out, mainly in the morning. Highs will only reach into the upper teens with bitter wind chills. It will be blustery and cold with some blowing snow still possible. A few flurries can’t be ruled out, mainly in the morning. Highs will only reach into the upper teens with bitter wind chills

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Sunday: It will remain cold with partly sunny skies. Highs will be in the upper teens after single digit lows. Wind chills likely will remain below zero.

Monday: Snow will develop through the day. Some light snow accumulation is possible with highs in the middle 20s.

Tuesday: It will be cold and blustery with a chance for flurries. Highs will hold in the middle teens with bitter wind chills.

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Clear skies overnight; threat for Memorial Day weekend storms

Published: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 @ 3:30 AM
Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 @ 5:10 PM

Humidity and chances for storms return for memorial weekend.

Skies will be clear with comfortable conditions as temperatures drop into the middle 50s, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Quiet and comfortable overnight
  • Air Quality Advisory Thursday for Butler, Warren counties
  • Memorial Day weekend: Heat, humidity, threat for pop-up storms

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DETAILED FORECAST

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Thursday: Lots of sunshine is expected with temperatures rebounding back into the lower 80s. Humidity levels will remain low. An Air Quality Advisory is issued for Thursday for Butler and Warren counties in anticipation of high ozone levels.

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Friday: Mostly sunny skies are in the forecast but temperatures will heat up into the middle 80s.

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>> County-by-County Weather

Saturday: The heat and humidity will begin to build with partly cloudy skies. There is a chance for some afternoon and evening pop-up thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 80s.

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Sunday: It will be quite warm and humid with partly cloudy skies and a chance for pop-up thunderstorms.

>> 5-Day Forecast

Memorial Day:  Expect it to be partly cloudy and humid Monday with a continued chance of mainly afternoon/evening pop-up storms. Highs will be in the upper 80s.

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When to spot International Space Station flyover in Dayton this week

Published: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 @ 6:28 AM
Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 @ 4:40 AM

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini tells you where to look to see the ISS.

There will be several chances to see the International Space Station fly over Dayton this week, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini.

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Thursday the ISS will appear in the west/southwest sky at 9:25 p.m. It will pass by in six minutes reaching up 53 degrees above the horizon before disappearing in the northeast sky.

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The International Space Station will look like a bright star or plane moving across the sky except it won't flash or blink. 

The clouds should break even more by Wednesday morning so get out and take a photo.

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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 

>> LIVE Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

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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