5 day forecast with Meteorologist Rich Wirdzek

Rain expected through Friday; snow possible Saturday

Periods of rain will continue throughout the morning commute as an area of precipatation moves north through mid morning.

"Some showers will still be on going north of the Dayton area, but a drying trend will eventually take over the whole area," Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Rich Wirdzek said.

Overcast skies will remain in the region through Thursday and highs will be in the low 50s.

Tonight additional showers will move in and will continue through late tonight. Lows will drop to the mid to upper 40s.

Friday areas of rain will move into the area ahead of a cold front.

"The front will move through the area in the evening, putting an end to the rain at that point," Wirdzek said.

Highs will be in the mid 50s for Friday.

The chance for a few snow showers will move in for the day Saturday, as breezy and much colder temperatures move in. The cold air rushing over the warm waters of Lake Michigan will allow for the snow showers to develop across the areas far north of Interstate 70, Wirdzek said.

Little to no accumulation is expected from snowfall on Saturday.

Early high temperatures Saturday will be in the mid 30s, with temperatures dropping into the upper 20s late in the day.

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