Miami Valley , Whitewater Valley, and the I-71 corridor of Ohio/Indiana:
A cold front will approach from the NW late today bringing gusty winds to 40 mph at times and rain showers then chillier air will filter in behind the front tonight. Temps will drop below freezing tonight. Thursday high pressure builds back in with sunny skies and slightly cooler temps in the upper 40s. Friday a warm front will lift through early in the morning bringing a slight chance of a rain/snow showers then temps will warm quickly to near 60 by afternoon with some sun. Friday night a front will move through bringing a returned chance for rain showers and cooler air by Saturday.
Behind Saturday's front it appears that very chilly air returns with chances for snow increasing by midweek next week as the winter of 2013-2014 never ends.
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 3/19 - Mostly cloudy, scattered rain showers an isolated thunderstorm possible early, peaks of sun late. Breezy. Winds SW 10 to 20 mph, gust to 35 mph becoming W. High 54. Chance of precipitation 80%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch or less.
Tonight 3/19 - Partly cloudy, becoming mostly clear. Breezy early. Winds W 10 to 20 mph, gust to 40 mph early, decreasing to 15 to 20 mph late. Low 31.
Thursday 3/20 - Mostly sunny. Breezy. Winds 15 to 20 mph, gust to 25 mph. High 48.
Thur night 3/20 - Partly cloudy, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of a rain/snow shower by dawn. Winds W 5 mph, becoming calm. Low 32. Chance of rain/snow 20%.
Friday 3/21 - Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of a am rain/snow shower then partly sunny. Breezy. Winds SW 15 to 20 mph, gust to 30 mph. High 62. Chance of rain/snow 20%.
Fri night 3/21 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered rain showers. Low 42. Chance of rain 30%.
Saturday 3/22 - Mostly cloudy, becoming mostly sunny. High 50 early falling back into the 40s.
Sat night 3/22 - Mostly clear. Low 26.
Sunday 3/23 - Mostly sunny. High 38.
Sun night 3/23 - Mostly clear. Low 20.
Monday 3/24 - Mostly sunny. High 38.
Mon night 3/24 - Mostly cloudy. Low 25.
Tuesday 3/25 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered pm snow showers. High 36. Chance of snow 30%.
Tues night 3/25 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered snow showers. Low 19. Chance of snow 30%.