Miami Valley , Whitewater Valley, and the I-71 corridor of Ohio/Indiana:
Winter Weather Advisory along the I-71 corridor......
Anywhere from 1 inch or less near I-71 to as much as 12 inches well NW of Dayton will be possible. Points I-71 and SE will see considerably lesser amounts as the majority of the precipitation of this storm will fall as rain with some mix before ending as snow tonight.
After the storm a Wind Chill Warning is in effect through Tuesday. Winds will increase with gusts to 40 mph causing blowing and drifting snow. These winds combined with high and low temperatures approaching -10 to -20 in some locations will make for wind chills near -40. This is the coldest air in 20 years and persons should use caution when out doors.
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 1/5 - Mostly cloudy, rain changing to snow before midnight, then scattered snow showers and some blowing snow. Breezy. Winds SE becoming NW 15 to 25 mph, gusts to 35 mph. Low 0. Chance of rain/snow 100%. Wind chills as low as -15. Snowfall around 1 inch or less near I-71. (1 to 3 inches far NW of Dayton)
Monday 1/6 - Mostly cloudy, scattered flurries with some blowing snow. Breezy. Winds NW 15 to 25 mph, gusts to 35 mph. High 0 falling to -11 by late evening. Wind chills as low as -33.
Mon night 1/6 - Mostly cloudy. Winds W 10 to 20 mph. Low -14. (-20 in out lying areas) Wind chills as low as -40.
Tuesday 1/7 - Mostly cloudy becoming partly sunny. Winds SW 10 to 20 mph. High late day of 8. Wind chills near as low as -25.
Tues night 1/7 - Mostly clear. Winds SW 5 to 10 mph. Low 2 early then rising by dawn. Wind chills as low as -10.
Wednesday 1/8 - Mostly cloudy. High 28.
Wed night 1/8 - Mostly cloudy, a slight chance of scattered snow showers. Low 25. Chance of snow 20%.
Thursday 1/9 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered snow showers. High 33. Chance of snow 50%.
Thur night 1/9 - Mostly cloudy. Low 30.
Friday 1/10 - Mostly cloudy. High 42.
Fri night 1/10 - Mostly cloudy, scattered rain showers. Low 36. Chance of rain 70%.
Saturday 1/10 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered rain showers. High 45. Chance rain 30%.
Sat night 1/10 - Mostly cloudy. Low 38.
Sunday 1/11 - Partly sunny. High 50.
Sun night 1/11 - Mostly cloudy. Low 33.