Miami Valley , Whitewater Valley, and the I-71 corridor of Ohio/Indiana:
Cloudy and cold for the majority of the day today. Winds will be a bit gusty at times nearing 30 mph keeping temps down around freezing. Eventually some light snow will spread along and South of US 35 by evening and early tonight. An inch or less of snow can be expected mainly South of US 22. Those planning to travel closer to the Ohio River could experience anywhere from 2 to 5 inches of wet snow tonight. By tomorrow morning temps will drop to near 20 with clearing skies as this system pulls up the East coast. Tomorrow 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.
Today 3/16 - Mostly cloudy, a slight chance of light snow South of US-22 late, a chance of flurries by pm elsewhere. Breezy. Winds NE 15 to 20 mph, gust to 35 mph. High 33. Chance of precipitation 20%. Snowfall a coating or less far South.
Tonight 3/16 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of light snow South of US 35 early, a few flurries elsewhere. Breezy. Winds NE 15 to 20 mph, gust to 30 mph. Low 20. Chance of precipitation 30%. 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 42.
Mon night 3/17 - Mostly clear. Winds E 5 to 10 mph. Low 30.
Tuesday 3/18 - Mostly sunny. Winds E 5 to 10 mph. High 55.
Tues night 3/18 - Mostly cloudy, a slight chance of scattered rain showers late. Low 42. Chance of rain 20%.
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 PM showers. High 60. Chance of rain 40%.
Fri night 3/21 - Mostly cloudy, scattered showers. Low 40. Chance of rain 70%.
Saturday 3/22 - Mostly sunny. High 51.
Sat night 3/22 - Mostly clear. Low 31.