Frigid cold keeps wind chill advisory in effect until Saturday morning

Published: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 @ 4:20 AM
Updated: Thursday, January 04, 2018 @ 12:11 AM

Sub-zero wind chills over the next few days with a few flurries or snow showers at times.

Temperatures will drop into the lower single digits overnight with minus 10 wind chills possible, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said. A wind chill advisory goes into effect at 1 a.m. and continues through 11 a.m. Saturday for Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby and Wayne (Indiana) counties.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST 

  • Dangerous wind chills today, Friday and Saturday mornings
  • Few flurries/snow showers tomorrow
  • Chance of wintry mix late weekend

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DETAILED FORECAST

Thursday: Another dangerously cold morning with sub-zero wind chills. Highs for the day are expected to reach into the lower teens. It will be mostly cloudy with a few flurries or snow showers possible, mainly into the evening. Blustery conditions could bring gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Some breaks in the clouds are expected tonight, which will be frigid with temperatures below zero and wind chills ranging between minus 10 and minus 20 degrees.

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Friday: Frigid morning with wind chills between minus 10 and minus 20 start the day. Afternoon skies will be partly sunny with temerpatures struggling to climb through single digits. Wind chills will remain below zero all day.

Saturday: Another bitter morning with wind chills between minus 10 and minus 20 degrees. Mostly sunny skies are expected for the afternoon with highs in the lower teens.

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Sunday: Not as cold, but the chance for rain and snow will develop into the evening. Most of the day will remain dry with increasing clouds. Highs are expected into the lower 30s. 

Monday: Cloudy with the chance of rain and snow, mainly early in the day. Temperatures will range in the 30s through the day.

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Tree pollen staying high this weekend 

Published: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 @ 5:50 AM
Updated: Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 4:50 PM

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini talks about the pollen counts this weekend.

This time of year if you notice your allergy symptoms, it is likely because of a toss-up between tree pollen or the mold spores, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini.

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Tree pollen is what typically spikes in April and May. Mold spores, during a wet time of year, also can be high. This time of year we can get low amounts of grass pollen in the air as well.

This weekend, sunshine and warm, breezy conditions will allow the tree pollen to climb quickly, while dry weather will allow the mold spores to drop. 

If you suffer from spring allergies, you likely will notice your symptoms this weekend.

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Frost Advisory for parts of the region in effect overnight

Published: Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 3:26 AM
Updated: Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 2:20 AM

Great weather continues through the weekend.

Mainly clear skies will remain with chilly conditions overnight, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Temperatures drop into the middle 30s. Some patchy frost will be possible, especially east.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Clear and chilly overnight
  • Frost Advisory is in effect from 2 to 9 a.m. Saturday for Clinton, Greene and Warren counties
  • Lyrid meteor showers peak late Saturday night

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DETAILED FORECAST

Saturday: Expect high clouds to allow for filtered sunshine. Temperatures will continue to climb with highs near 60 degrees.

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Sunday: A mix of sun and clouds will end the weekend with near seasonable temperatures in the lower 60s.

>> County-by-County Weather 

Monday: Partly cloudy skies will start the workweek. Highs will reach into the middle 60s.

Tuesday: Skies will become mostly cloudy with a chance for showers. Highs will drop back into the upper 50s.

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Wednesday: Scattered showers are expected with a high near 60 degrees.

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Freeze warning for some overnight; warmer weekend ahead

Published: Thursday, April 19, 2018 @ 3:21 AM
Updated: Thursday, April 19, 2018 @ 3:30 PM

Gradual warm up towards the weekend.

Freeze Warning will go into effect at 2 a.m. Friday for Montgomery, Greene, Warren, Preble and Butler counties.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Clearing skies, cold tonight
  • Sunshine, milder weather Friday
  • Dry and mild through weekend

>> Live Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

DETAILED FORECAST

Overnight: Skies will be mainly clear and temperatures will fall to near or below freezing for several hours overnight.

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Friday: Sunshine will end the workweek with a steady warm-up getting under way. Highs will reach into the middle 50s.

Saturday: Expect lots of sunshine but with some high clouds moving by. It will be milder with temperatures topping out in the upper 50s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy skies and mild conditions will end the weekend with highs in the lower 60s.

Monday: A bit more cloud cover will be around through the day. There also is a slight chance for a passing shower, mainly south. Highs will reach into the middle 60s.

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Tuesday: Expect lots of clouds and a chance for showers. Highs will reach back into the lower 60s.

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Rain and snow possible overnight

Published: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 @ 3:36 AM
Updated: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Rain and snow return later today.

    It will be blustery and turn colder overnight, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Passing rain or snow showers are possible before daybreak, with little, if any, snow accumulation. Temperatures will fall into the middle 30s.

    QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

    • Colder air moving in overnight

    • Chance for rain/snow showers again by morning

    • Calmer, milder weather this weekend

     

    >> Live Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini looks at how the pollen count will change this week.

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DETAILED FORECAST

Thursday: Expect a mix of rain or snow showers in the morning. A coating of snow will be possible on grassy and elevated surfaces in the morning, mainly north. Skies will clear in the afternoon with blustery, cool conditions. Temperatures will hold in the upper 40s.

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Friday: Sunshine returns to end the week with milder temperatures in the middle 50s.

Brigitte Taylor, takes advantage of the nice weather on Wednesday to work in her yard

Saturday: Partly cloudy skies will start the weekend with temperatures reaching back into the middle to upper 50s.

Sunday: Dry weather will end the weekend with some high clouds and sunshine. Highs will top out in the lower 60s.

Monday: A bit more cloud cover is expected with highs reaching into the middle 60s.

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