Miami Valley , Whitewater Valley, and the I-71 corridor of Ohio/Indiana:
Colder air will be drawn in tonight on a NE wind. Clouds will increase by dawn as a storm system to our South begins to edge closer to our region. Winds will be a bit gusty at times tomorrow nearing 30 mph keeping temps down around freezing. Eventually light snow will spread along and South of US 35 by tomorrow evening and night. An inch or less of snow can be expected. Those planning to travel closer to the Ohio River could experience anywhere from 2 to 5 inches of wet snow tomorrow evening and night. By Monday morning temps will drop to near 20 with clearing skies as this system pulls up the East coast. Monday highs rebound to near 42 under a strong March sun. Tuesday will be milder back into the 50s under a southerly flow ahead of our next weather maker on Wednesday. This system will be mainly a wind producer with some showers around before knocking temps back to near 50 on Thursday.
Mild by Friday with a heavier showers along a front that may bring chillier air by the weekend. It appears to get colder by the following week, how cold and exactly when is still to be seen.
The following is the seven day forecast for the Dayton metro area and a 50 mile radius around it. Other metro areas like Columbus, Cincinnati, and Portsmouth are not included. For those areas please request a separate forecast. Thanks.
Tonight 3/15 - Increasing clouds. Winds NE 5 to 10 mph. Low 25.
Sunday 3/16 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of light snow South of US 35 by evening. Breezy. Winds NE 15 to 20 mph, gust to 30 mph. High 33. Chance of precipitation 30%. Snowfall a coating or less.
Sun night 3/16 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of light snow South of US 35 early. Breezy. Winds NE 15 to 20 mph, gust to 30 mph. Low 20. Chance of precipitation 40%. Snowfall an inch or less mainly South o US 22.
Monday 3/17 - Mostly cloudy early then mostly sunny. Winds NE 5 to 15 mph. High 41.
Mon night 3/17 - Mostly clear. Winds E 5 to 10 mph. Low 28.
Tuesday 3/18 - Mostly sunny. High 54.
Tues night 3/18 - Mostly cloudy. Low 42.
Wednesday 3/19 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered rain showers. Breezy. High 56. Chance of precipitation 40%.
Wed night 3/19 - Partly cloudy. Low 33.
Thursday 3/20 - Mostly sunny. High 53.
Thur night 3/20 - Partly cloudy. Low 36.
Friday 3/21 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered showers. High 58. Chance of rain 40%.
Fri night 3/21 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered showers. Low 40. Chance of rain 40%.
Saturday 3/22 - Mostly sunny. High 54.
Sat night 3/22 - Mostly clear. Low 31.