5 day Forecast With Eric Elwell

Tornado confirmed, severe weather threat over for now

UPDATE @ 6:05 p.m.

The National Weather Service confirms an EF1 tornado touched down in Phillipsburg, Ohio.


  • Few lingering showers or storms early tonight
  • Patchy fog overnight
  • More storms may threaten late Tuesday
  • Tornado warnings have expired for all counties. Click here for the latest




This evening: Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy with the chance for showers lingering. Temperatures will slowly drop back into the 50s.

Tonight: Showers will come to an end with more breaks in the clouds expected. As winds go calm, patchy areas of fog will be possible late. Temperatures will fall back to around 50 degrees.

Tuesday: After some morning low clouds and fog, skies will become mostly sunny. It will be breezy and mild with temperatures rising into the upper 60s. A cold front will push toward the Miami Valley late in the evening with a line of showers and storms likely after 10 p.m. Some of these storms could be strong or severe, mainly west of I-75. Damaging wind will be the primary concern. Storms will quickly move east of the Miami Valley by Wednesday morning.

Wednesday: Skies will become partly cloudy as high pressure builds into the area. It will be breezy at times with highs in the lower 60s.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy skies are in the forecast with the chance for an isolated shower possible during the afternoon. It will be cooler with highs in the middle 50s.

Friday: Skies will remain mostly cloudy with seasonable temperatures in the lower 50s.

Saturday: Clouds will return with the chance for rain showers likely. It is possible a few wet snowflakes may mix in, mainly north of I-70 late in the day as much cooler air arrives. Highs will reach into the upper 40s but fall into the 30s.

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