Temperatures to drop to low 40s tonight

Published: Sunday, October 15, 2017 @ 9:24 AM
Updated: Sunday, October 15, 2017 @ 11:06 PM

Rain is going to taper off for the rest of the evening and cool air is going to settle in.

As clouds break overnight, temperatures will bottom out in the lower 40s and some areas could be in the high 30s.

On Monday highs will be in the 50s and could get back to the mid-60s by Tuesday.

Warm weather is not gone yet, highs will be back near 70 on Thursday and Friday.

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  • Rain showers expected today
  • Chance for a few storms
  • Cooler air filters in this week

(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar)


Today: Showers are expected today and there could be a few storms embedded in the rain, but it looks like the majority of the storms will be to our east. However some downpours and lightning and thunder can’t be ruled out. We will see gusty winds throughout the day today. Those winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Highs will be in the lower 70s early, then temperatures will fall through the 60s during the afternoon. We should dry out this evening.

Tonight: Cooler air settles in overnight tonight. Most of us will see lows in the lower 40s, but some spots may dip into the upper 30s.

Monday: Cooler weather filters in for Monday as we only see highs in the upper 50s under mostly sunny skies.

Tuesday: Sunshine returns on Tuesday as we get back into the middle 60s.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny skies are expected Wednesday with highs in the upper 60s.

Thursday: We’re back near 70 degrees Thursday under mostly sunny skies.

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Temperatures expected to climb this weekend

Published: Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 3:26 AM
Updated: Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini has an outdoor outlook for the weekend


  • Sunshine returns today
  • Warming up through the weekend
  • Lyrid meteor showers peaks late Saturday night


Today: We’ll see sunshine through the day. Temperatures will finally get closer to normal again with highs in the upper 50s. It will be a clear and chilly night.

>> Clear skies in time for Lyrid Meteor Shower this weekend

Saturday: It will be a nice start to the weekend. The day looks to be dry, but clouds will likely increase for the afternoon. Highs will be around 60.

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Sunday: It will be another beautiful weekend day with highs in the low 60s, which is right where temperatures should be. There will be plenty of sunshine.

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Monday: Temperatures will continue to climb as highs reach the mid-60s. Clouds will increase and thicken up into the evening. A passing rain shower at night can’t be ruled out.

Tuesday: We’ll see scattered, mild rain showers. It will be breezy and cloudy. Highs will be around 60.

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Tree pollen staying high this weekend 

Published: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 @ 5:50 AM
Updated: Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 6:04 AM

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, can also be high. This time of year we can also get low amounts of grass pollen in the air as well.

Friday through Sunday, sunshine, warm temperatures and breezy conditions will allow the tree pollen to climb quickly. Dry weather can allow the mold spores to drop. 

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

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Broken clouds for the Lyrid Meteor Shower this weekend 

Published: Thursday, April 19, 2018 @ 6:13 AM
Updated: Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 6:33 AM

The Lyrids peaks this weekend! Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini talks about where and when to look.

Dry and pleasant weather returns just in time for the Lyrid Meteor Shower this weekend, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini.

RELATED: Tips for viewing a meteor shower

The meteor shower peaks before dawn Sunday. The waxing crescent moon will have set around 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning, meaning the sky will be darker to watch for meteors. Grab a blanket and go outside Saturday night/Sunday morning!

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The Lyrids usually produce 10 to 20 meteors per hour, but can have outbursts which produce around 100. The radiant point, which is the point where the meteors look to come from of the Lyrid shower, is the constellation Lyra. 

Give yourself 30 minutes outside to let your eyes adjust to the darkness and enjoy the show! You also might see some meteors before dawn on Saturday and Monday.

Don’t forget to use the hashtag #SkyWitness7 if you snap a picture.

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WPAFB Friday Weather: Moderate temperatures continue for the weekend

Published: Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 12:28 AM

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WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE—It will be another cold start and while there may be frost, the area will start snow-free, said Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell.

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Lots of sunshine is expected into the afternoon with temperatures pushing back into the middle 50s. Skies will remain mostly cloudy tonight with some high clouds moving across the area this weekend.

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Despite the mix of sun and clouds, temperatures will continue to moderate over the weekend and should reach into the lower 60s by Sunday afternoon. There will be a slight chance for a few showers late Monday with a better chance Tuesday into Wednesday.

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