A winter storm watch has been issued for parts of the Miami Valley.

Overnight temps fall into upper teens; accumulating snow this weekend

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Cold and quiet overnight
  • Snow like throughout the day Saturday
  • Winter Storm Watch: Butler, Warren, & Clinton (Saturday)

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DETAILED FORECAST

Overnight: Clouds gradually decrease through the overnight hours, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said. Winds also will relax, so the wind chill factor will not be a problem. Overnight lows will be in the upper teens.

>> Wind chills explained: How they are calculated, advisories, and tips to stay safe

Snow has returned to the Miami Valley

Friday: Mostly sunny skies on Friday will give way to more clouds late day into the night. Overall, it will be a nicer day with highs in the middle 30s, which is closer to normal. Friday night snow showers will develop from the west by daybreak. Overnight lows expected in the lower 20s.

>> Weekend winter storm: 2-4 inches of snow forecast for part of region

Saturday: Snow showers likely throughout the day. Temperatures for the day will rise to the lower 30s. As the storm moves closer during the afternoon, some warmer air to the south may infiltrate the snow and perhaps try to mix some rain in far south. At this point the storm looks to remain mainly snow, but it will be something to watch over the next 24 to 48 hours. Some scattered snow showers still possible into Saturday night, but will begin to taper from the northwest. The storm track and snowfall amounts are still being finalized, but early snowfall estimates are 1 to 2 inches north of Dayton with 2 to 4 inches south with some isolated higher amounts closer to Butler, Warren and Clinton counties.

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Sunday: Some light snow showers still possible, especially south. Clouds will linger and cold with highs in the lower 30s. Slippery roads are still to be expected even after the snow comes to an end.

Monday: Partly cloudy and seasonal. Highs in the lower 30s.

Tuesday: Another day with a mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the middle 30s.

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