Storm Tracking Alert: Chilly rain and snow Thursday

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Rain, snow, gusty winds and cold for Thursday

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Get ready for a taste of winter weather that lasts into next week!

Some saw the first snow showers of the season on Halloween, and get ready to see more on Thursday.

>> RELATED: Rain showers arrive tonight; snow showers expected Thursday

Here’s what you need to know:

TIMING

  • Wednesday night: Chilly rain showers develop
  • Thursday morning: Scattered chilly rain showers will transition to snow showers from the north to the south
  • Thursday 7 a.m.-noon: North of I-70 will see a transition from rain to snow
  • Thursday Noon-4 p.m. South of I-70 will see a transition from rain to snow
  • Everyone looks dry by the evening commute.

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TRAVEL

  • The morning commute and midday drive will be active with rain and snow showers
  • Roads will likely stay wet and slushy
  • Everyone looks dry by the evening commute

SNOW

  • Chilly rain will become wet snow showers Thursday
  • A light accumulation less than an inch will be possible, mainly on the grass and elevated surfaces

>> TRACK THE CONDITIONS: Live Doppler 7 Radar

WIND

  • Wind gusts 20 to 30 mph will be possible Thursday and Thursday night

COLD

  • Temperatures will fall from the morning through the afternoon into the 30s
  • Friday morning will be in the 20s with wind chills in the low teens

Your Storm Center 7 Team will be tracking this using Live Doppler 7 Radar on-air, online and get updates on the FREE WHIO Weather App.

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