Miami Valley , Whitewater Valley, and the I-71 corridor of Ohio/Indiana:
Today winds will increase from the SW 15 to 25 mph with gust to 35 mph late. Blowing snow will likely occur over rural areas.
Snow will begin to develop after midnight tonight and last through midday tomorrow. Accumulations are likely of 2 to 4 inches with some isolated higher amounts East of I-71. Winds with this cold front may gust to 40 mph. Blowing and drifting snow will be likely. At times blizzard conditions may be experienced late tonight and early tomorrow.
Temperatures will moderate over the weekend before another even colder arctic outbreak comes Sunday night. However even with slightly milder temperatures winds will make for very cold wind chills throughout the weekend.
More accumulating snow is possible Sunday evening and night. The exact track is very uncertain with this low stay tuned for further details.
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 1/23 - Mostly sunny becoming partly sunny late. Blowing snow at times. Breezy. Winds SW 5 to 15 increasing to 15 to 25 mph, gusts to 35 mph by late evening. High occurring late around midnight of 18.
Tonight 1/23 - Increasing clouds, snow becoming likely after midnight. Blowing snow. Breezy. Winds SW 15 to 25 mph, gusts to 40 mph becoming W by dawn. Low 18 rising into the middle 20s by dawn. Wind chills as low as -5. Chance of snow 100%. Snowfall 1 to 3 inches.
Saturday 1/24 - Mostly cloudy, scattered snow showers before noon, then scattered flurries and blowing snow. Breezy. Winds NW 15 to 25 mph, gusts to 40 mph. High 26 early falling into the upper teens by evening. Wind chills as low as -5. Chance of snow 100%. Snowfall around 1 to 2 inches.
Sat night 1/24 - Partly cloudy, increasing clouds by dawn. Winds W 10 to 20 mph. Low 2. Wind chills as low as -10.
Sunday 1/25 - Mostly cloudy, scattered snow showers, especially along I-70. Breezy. Winds South 15 to 25 mph. High 31. Chance of snow 60%.
Sun night 1/25 - Mostly cloudy, scattered snow showers. Breezy. Low 5. Chance of snow 50%.
Monday 1/26 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered snow showers/flurries. Breezy. High 5 early falling to -7 by midnight. Chance of snow 30%.
Mon night 1/26 - Partly cloudy. Low -10 to -15.
Tuesday 1/27 - Mostly sunny. High -2.
Tues night 1/27 - Mostly clear. Low -7.
Wednesday 1/28 - Mostly sunny. High 10.
Wed night 1/28 - Mostly clear. Low 2.
Thursday 1/29 - Mostly sunny. High 20.
Thur night 1/29 - Mostly clear. Low 10.