Colder, windy today; More rain expected Friday

Credit: Marshall Gorby/STAFF

Credit: Marshall Gorby/STAFF

It will be much colder and breezy today with cloudy skies and a chance of morning snow showers.

A wind advisory has been canceled, but gusts of 35-40 mph are still expected today, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

Once showers taper off this morning, it will be mostly dry and cloudy. Highs will be around 36 degrees.

There’s a chance for light snow in the northern part of the Miami Valley tonight. Less than a half inch is possible.

Tonight will be mostly cloudy and windy with gusts as high as 29 mph. The overnight low will be around 29 degrees.

Thursday will be partly sunny and warmer with a high near 42 degrees.

Thursday night will be mostly cloudy with an overnight low around 30 degrees.

Another strong system will sweep through the region Friday into Saturday, leading temperatures to trend much lower for the upcoming weekend, the NWS said.

Rain will arrive Friday, mainly after 10 a.m. with a high temperature near 44 degrees. Rain continues Friday night, which likely will transition to snow overnight, which will have a low around 25 degrees.

Saturday will be cloudy with a high temperature below freezing, near 30 degrees. There also is a chance of snow.

A chance of snow lingers Saturday night, which will be mostly cloudy with an overnight low around 10 degrees.

Wind chills between zero and 5 below zero are expected Sunday, which will be mostly cloudy with a high well below freezing, near 22 degrees. There is a chance of snow Sunday night, which will be mostly cloudy with a low around 10 degrees.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day will have morning wind chills between zero and 5 below zero. It will be even colder with a high near 20 degrees and mostly cloudy skies with a chance of snow.

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