Frigid cold keeps wind chill advisory in effect until Saturday morning


Temperatures will drop into the lower single digits overnight with minus 10 wind chills possible, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said. A wind chill advisory goes into effect at 1 a.m. and continues through 11 a.m. Saturday for Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby and Wayne (Indiana) counties.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST 

  • Dangerous wind chills today, Friday and Saturday mornings
  • Few flurries/snow showers tomorrow
  • Chance of wintry mix late weekend

>> WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

DETAILED FORECAST

Thursday: Another dangerously cold morning with sub-zero wind chills. Highs for the day are expected to reach into the lower teens. It will be mostly cloudy with a few flurries or snow showers possible, mainly into the evening. Blustery conditions could bring gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Some breaks in the clouds are expected tonight, which will be frigid with temperatures below zero and wind chills ranging between minus 10 and minus 20 degrees.

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Friday: Frigid morning with wind chills between minus 10 and minus 20 start the day. Afternoon skies will be partly sunny with temerpatures struggling to climb through single digits. Wind chills will remain below zero all day.

Saturday: Another bitter morning with wind chills between minus 10 and minus 20 degrees. Mostly sunny skies are expected for the afternoon with highs in the lower teens.

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Sunday: Not as cold, but the chance for rain and snow will develop into the evening. Most of the day will remain dry with increasing clouds. Highs are expected into the lower 30s. 

Monday: Cloudy with the chance of rain and snow, mainly early in the day. Temperatures will range in the 30s through the day.

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