Cold front blasts through overnight

Published: Thursday, November 09, 2017 @ 4:22 AM
Updated: Thursday, November 09, 2017 @ 11:55 PM

Coldest air of the season arrives tonight.

Scattered clouds and a passing flurry will be possible early with clearing skies by morrning, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Temperatures will continue to fall, dropping into the lower 20s by morning. Wind chill readings will fall into the lower teens by daybreak.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Cold front to blast through overnight
  • Temps plunge into 20s; wind chills in teens
  • Quick warm-up for weekend
Friday's Planner(Graphic by Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

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DETAILED FORECAST

Friday: Expect plenty of sunshine, but it will stay quite cold for this time of year. Highs will only reach into the middle 30s with wind chills staying in the 20s much of the day.

Saturday: Another cold start is expected, but it will warm up during the afternoon. Highs will be in the middle 40s despite increasing clouds.

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Sunday: Cloudy skies are expected with showers developing. Temperatures will hold in the upper 40s.

>> County-by-County forecast

Monday: Clouds will linger through much of the day keeping temperatures in the middle 40s for highs.

Tuesday: Sunshine will return with high temperatures nearing 50 degrees.

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini looks at which day is dry this weekend and how cold we stay.

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Heavy rain passing through area, flood advisory issued for some counties 

Published: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 4:24 AM
Updated: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 3:55 PM

Flooding on Third Street

Flood advisories have been issued for parts of the area as heavy rain develops and moves through. 

  • Flood Advisory for Clark and Greene counties in effect until 7:30 p.m. 
  • Flood Advisory for Clinton and Warren counties in effect until 8:45 p.m.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

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  • On-and-off storms through midweek
  • Locally heavy rain possible
  • Heating up heading to the weekend

>> Live Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

DETAILED FORECAST

Tuesday: Scattered showers and storms will continue through the evening, according to Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell. 

“A few storms could be intense with strong winds and locally heavy rainfall. Storms could product flash flooding,” Elwell said. 

Temperatures will be in the 80s, heading to an overnight low in the lower 70s.

Storms will taper off tonight with patchy fog possible in places that had heavy rain. 

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Wednesday: Scattered showers and storms return, but will be more widespread across the southern counties. Outside of the storms, skies will be partly sunny with highs in the lower 80s.

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Thursday: Partly sunny skies with a bit less humidity. A passing shower or storm is possible again in southern counties. Temperatures will climb into the lower 80s.

Friday: Scattered showers and storms spread back across the area with locally heavy rain possible. A few stronger storms are possible as well with highs again in the lower 80s.

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Saturday: A chance for showers and storms are expected again. Otherwise, skies will be partly sunny with highs in the upper 70s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy skies with a chance for a passing shower or storm in southern counties. Highs will be in the lower 80s. 

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WPAFB Tuesday Weather: Storms with gusty winds, hail possible today

Published: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 1:49 AM

A false alarm in a building led to a temporary gate closure Wednesday night in Area B, a base spokeswoman said.
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A false alarm in a building led to a temporary gate closure Wednesday night in Area B, a base spokeswoman said.(Staff Writer)

A stormy pattern will set up across the area over the next 48 hours as a slow moving cold front moves into the region, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Eric Elwell.

RELATED: Live Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

Expect showers and storms to become more numerous during the afternoon and evening hours today and again on Wednesday. While the overall severe weather threat is marginal, one or two storms could produce gusty winds and some hail.

>> Humid air puts region at risk for potential flash-flooding

The main threat from the heavier storms will come from locally heavy rainfall which could lead to flash flooding. The added clouds and rain should hold temperatures in the 80s for highs through midweek.

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Dangerous heat to last into the new week

Published: Sunday, June 17, 2018 @ 8:03 AM
Updated: Sunday, June 17, 2018 @ 4:46 PM

5 Day Forecast with Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell


It will be quite hot and humid with mostly sunny skies. Temperatures will reach near 93 degrees, according to Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell. The heat index will be between 95 to 100 degrees by late afternoon. While most will stay dry, an isolated pop-up strong storm cannot be ruled out.

>>WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST:

- Air Pollution Advisory until Monday

- Heat index near 100 again Monday afternoon

- Storms to bring locally heavy rain by Tuesday

 >>5-day forecast

This Evening: A hot and humid evening is in the forecast with a slight chance for a pop-up storm. Any storms will quickly dissipate after sunset. Temperatures will fall through the 80s after sunset.

Tonight: Skies will become mostly clear. It will remain warm and muggy with a low around 73 degrees.

Tomorrow: Another hot day is in the forecast with the humidity making temperatures feel more like 100 degrees. Actual temperatures will top out in the lower 90s under mostly sunny skies. There is a slight chance for a pop-up late day storm. Chances will increase late Monday night. 

Tuesday: Skies will be partly cloudy with an increasing chance for scattered showers and storms developing, especially during the afternoon. Some of the storms could produce locally heavy rainfall and flash flooding. Highs will top out in the upper 80s.

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Wednesday: Numerous showers and storms will be scattered across the Miami Valley. Some of the storms could produce locally heavy rainfall and flash flooding. Storms will taper down after sunset. Highs will be in the middle 80s.

Thursday: There is a chance for a few storms early in the day and then again toward late evening or at night. Otherwise partly cloudy skies are expected with a bit cooler, less humid air arriving. Highs will be in the lower 80s.

Friday: Scattered showers and storms will return by the afternoon with highs in the middle 80s.

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Heat & Air Pollution Advisory into the evening 

Published: Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 3:34 AM
Updated: Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 3:27 PM

A look at how hot we get and when storms return this week.

Temperatures will climb dangerously high today for anyone doing prolonged activities outside. A Heat Advisory is in effect for the entire area from noon until 8 p.m., and Butler, Clark, Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Warren counties are under a Air Pollution Advisory.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Another warm and muggy night
  • Increasing threat for storms
  • Potential for flash flooding next few days 

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DETAILED FORECAST

This evening:  A few passing showers or storms will be possible through early evening before ending. It will remain very warm and muggy with temperatures slowly dropping into the 80s. The heat index will stay in the 90s for most of the evening.

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Tonight: Partly cloudy skies are expected. There is a chance for a passing shower or storm across the far northern Miami Valley late tonight. Temperatures will only drop into the middle 70s by morning with muggy conditions.

Tuesday: Expect a mix of sun and clouds with an increasing threat for showers and storms as we head into the afternoon. A few storms could be strong with gusty winds and hail. Also, very heavy rain could lead to flash flooding with slow moving storms. Temperatures will reach into the upper 80s with humid conditions.

RELATED: Live Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

Wednesday: Numerous showers and storms are expected on and off through the day. Again, locally heavy rainfall could lead to some flash flooding. Temperatures will drop a bit due to the clouds and rain with highs in the lower 80s.

Thursday: Much of the Miami Valley will get a break from the showers and storms, and a break from the heat and humidity. Skies will be partly sunny with highs in the lower 80s.

Friday: Partly sunny skies will wrap up the week with showers and storms returning to the region. Highs will reach into the middle 80s.

Saturday:  Expect a good chance for passing showers and storms with highs in the middle 80s.

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