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Rain changes to snow by dawn, one inch of snow expected tomorrow am

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Miami Valley , Whitewater Valley, and the I-71 corridor of Ohio/Indiana:

A cold front will move through the region tonight bringing temperatures back below freezing by dawn. Rain will overspread the region around midnight eventually mixing with and changing to snow. Around one to isolated two inches will be possible by tomorrow morning. Cold air will filter in tomorrow and stay intrenched through Tuesday. Current forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday's storm is for it to track just SE of I-71. This would put the region in an snow,sleet, freezing rain, rain combo changing to snow on the back side. Some locations along and SE of I-71 could see a period of just rain. This would cut down on snow totals significantly. However if this storm track is further SE than higher snow totals could be felt. Stay tuned as there are several more model runs to be analyzed. This storm has the potential to bring significant impacts to the region.

Behind this storm arctic air will make a return with highs in the teens and lows in the single digits.

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 2/1 - Mostly cloudy, rain developing and changing to snow after 4am. Winds SW 5 to 15 mph, becoming NW late. Low 30. Chance of precipitation 100%. Rainfall around 0.25 of an inch. Snowfall an inch or less.

Sunday 2/2 - Mostly cloudy, snow before 9am then a chance of scattered snow showers mainly SE of I-71. Winds N 5 to 15 mph. High 30 falling into the upper 20s. Chance of snow 90%. Snowfall around one inch.

Sunday night 2/2 - Mostly cloudy, scattered snow showers SE of I-71. Winds N 5 to 15 mph. Low 20. Chance of snow 50%. Snowfall an inch or less SE of I-71.

Monday 2/3 - Partly sunny, becoming mostly sunny. Winds N 5 to 10 mph. High 30.

Mon night 2/3 - Increasing clouds late. Winds N 5 to 10 mph. Low 20.

Tuesday 2/4 - Mostly cloudy, rain/snow mix developing late, heavy at times. High late day of 36. Chance of precipitation 100%.

Tues night 2/4 - Mostly cloudy, rain heavy at times, changing to snow late. Low 36 around midnight then falling into the upper 20s late. Chance of precipitation 100%.

Wednesday 2/5 - Mostly cloudy, scattered snow showers. High falling through the 20s. Chance of snow 70%.

Wed night 2/5 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered snow showers early. Low 11. Chance of snow 30%.

Thursday 2/6 - Partly cloudy. High 17.

Thur night 2/6 - Mostly clear. Low 3.

Friday 2/7 - Partly sunny. High 24.

Fri night 2/7 - Mostly cloudy. Low 22.

Saturday 2/8 - Mostly cloudy, scattered rain/snow showers. High 35. Chance of precipitation 50%.

Sat night 2/8 - Mostly cloudy, scattered rain/snow showers. Low 35. Chance of precipitation 60%.



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