Snow and hail hit the area, Freeze Warning overnight

The Miami Valley saw snow, rain and hail this afternoon. /STAFF, Marshall Gorby

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The Miami Valley saw snow, rain and hail this afternoon. /STAFF, Marshall Gorby

A quick burst of hail pelted some parts as snow flurries move through the Miami Valley.

>> PHOTOS: Quick burst of hail, flurries pass through

The mid-April snow was seen in cities including Troy, Springfield and Springboro. Pea-sized hail was reported in Dayton and Oakwood.

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning from midnight until 9 a.m. for the Miami Valley. Overnight skies become mostly clear with lows in the upper 20s. Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.

Mostly sunny skies are expected Thursday morning, before skies become partly cloudy with highs in the upper 40s.

It will be mostly cloudy Thursday night with a slight chance of rain in the evening followed by a chance of rain and snow after midnight with lows in the mid-30s.

Rain is likely with a chance of snow Friday morning, then rain showers in the afternoon. It will be unseasonably cold with highs in the mid-40s.

More seasonable weather is expected to return for the weekend.

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