5-Day Forecast With Eric Elwell

Colder weather returning to start spring


  • More seasonable temperatures Friday
  • Threat for rain or snow showers Saturday
  • Unseasonably chilly start to spring Sunday
  • Red Flag Warning issued for:

Darke, Clark, Champaign, Clark, Montgomery, Preble, Greene, Butler, Warren, Clinton and Wayne counties until 8 p.m.

What’s a Red Flag Warning? Elevated risk for fire, such as field fires

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This evening: Skies will become mostly clear with slowly diminishing winds after sunset. Temperatures will slowly drop through the 50s.

Tonight: Mainly clear skies are expected with cool temperatures in the upper 30s by morning.

Friday: The day will start out with plenty of sunshine and cool. Clouds will increase as a cold front approaches the area during the afternoon and it will be a bit breezy at times. High temperatures will rebound back into the middle 50s but colder air will move in Friday evening.

Saturday: Skies will be mainly cloudy with a chance for snow showers early and a mix of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Little if any snow accumulation is expected. After starting in the lower 30s, temperatures will only reach the lower 40s for highs.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy skies and unseasonally chilly air will be in place as spring officially arrives (at 12:30 am EDT). A few flurries or sprinkles will be possible. Highs will hold in the lower 40s.

Monday: Lots of clouds will remain across the Miami Valley with breezy northwest winds. A few rain or snow showers will be possible in the afternoon. Highs will stay in the lower 40s.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy skies are expected with gusty winds developing as a warm front crosses our area. There may be more clouds and a slight chance for a shower along the warm front during the day north. Highs will rebound back into the middle 50s.

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