Miami Valley , Whitewater Valley, and the I-71 corridor of Ohio/Indiana:
Wind chills will approach -20 in some locations early today.
Stay tuned for a possible winter storm Sunday and Sunday night, following that the coldest air in 5 years will possible. Both severe dangerous cold and several inches of snow are possible.
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 1/3 - Mostly sunny. Winds NW 5 mph, becoming S 5 mph. High 16. Wind chills near -20 early.
Tonight 1/3 - Partly cloudy. Winds S 5 to 15 mph. Low 12. Wind chills near -5.
Saturday 1/4 - Mostly sunny. Breezy. Winds S 10 to 20 mph, gusts to 25 mph. High 34. Wind chills near -5 early.
Sat night 1/4 - Increasing clouds. Winds S 5 to 15 mph. Low 30 early then rising to 36 by dawn.
Sunday 1/5 - Mostly cloudy, rain/snow/freezing rain early then snow. Breezy. Winds SE 5 to 15 mph, becoming N 15 to 25 mph, gusts to 35 mph. High 36 early falling to near 18 by evening. Chance of rain/snow 100%.
Sun night 1/5 - Mostly cloudy, snow early, then scattered flurries and blowing snow. Breezy. Low -3. Chance of snow 80%. Wind chills as low as -25.
Monday 1/6 - Partly sunny, a chance of scattered flurries and blowing snow. Breezy. High -3 falling to -12 by evening. Wind chills as low as -35.
Mon night 1/6 - Mostly cloudy. Low -14. (-20 in out lying areas) Wind chills as low as -40.
Tuesday 1/7 - Partly sunny. High -1.
Tues night 1/7 - Mostly clear. Low -3.
Wednesday 1/8 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered snow showers. High 22. Chance of snow 30%.
Wed night 1/8 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered snow showers. Low 20. Chance of snow 40%.
Thursday 1/9 - Mostly cloudy, a chance of scattered snow showers. High 30.
Thur night 1/9 - Mostly cloudy. Low 20.