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Storm to bring snow, rain to region this weekend

Published: Friday, December 09, 2016 @ 5:12 AM
Updated: Friday, December 09, 2016 @ 11:51 PM

5 Day Forecast with Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Bitter cold, lingering flurries tonight 
  • Storm may bring accumulating snow on Sunday 
  • Snow to change to rain Sunday night 

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DETAILED FORECAST

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Tonight: Flurries will gradually taper, with some breaks in the clouds late. Some slick spots possible. Temperatures will drop into the middle teens, with wind chills falling into the single digits at times.

Saturday: Some breaks in the clouds are expected with high temperatures holding in the upper 20s. Clouds will increase by evening with light snow developing late Saturday night.

Sunday: Snow will be likely early in the morning, especially north of I-70 where 1 to 3 inches of snow is expected. A coating is possible south. By Sunday night, temperatures are expected to climb above freezing allowing the next round of precipitation expected overnight to fall as rain. Temperatures are expected to climb into the upper 30s to near 40 degrees by late evening.

Monday: Rain showers are expected across much of the Miami Valley, although some snow may mix in north of I-70. As colder air moves in, the rain may end briefly as some snow. Clouds will linger in the afternoon. Highs near 40 degrees will occur early in the day before falling back through the 30s during the afternoon.

Tuesday: Partly sunny skies and chilly conditions are expected with highs back in the mid 30s. 

Wednesday: Snow developing. Turning bitterly cold with temperatures in the middle 20s early and falling into the teens.