Rain/snow mix overnight turns into icy patches; Winter Weather Advisory in effect

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 8 a.m. for the following counties: Auglaize, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Greene, Logan, Miami, Montgomery, Shelby, and Warren counties.

Wet roads and the light snow exiting the Miami Valley will produce slick roads Thursday morning. 

Light ice glaze with snow from a dusting to an inch are possible. 

>> STAY INFORMED: Schools, businesses announce closings and delays


  • Brief switch to a mix of rain/snow showers
  • Bitter cold returns by Friday morning
  • Accumulating snow possible next week

>> 5-Day Forecast


>> Live Doppler 7 HD Interactive Radar

OVERNIGHT: Rain will become mixed with snow before the weather system leaves the Miami Valley after midnight, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Jesse Maag said. Temperatures will drop steadily throughout the night as a cold front passes. By sunrise, temperatures will have dropped into the lower 20s and wind chills will make it feel like it's near 10 degrees.

>> Wet weather driving safety: What you need to know

THURSDAY: Slick spots from refreeze are possible for the morning commute. We'll see a much colder day with highs only in the upper 20s. Skies will be mostly cloudy with some breezy conditions during the day.

Another passing cold front could bring more light snow showers or flurries toward evening, possibly depositing a light dusting.  A bitter cold night is expected as temperatures drop into the single digits.

>> Wet weather, thaw coming for mid-week.

FRIDAY: Temperatures for the day will start in the single digits with wind chills registering below zero. Broken clouds are expected. High temperatures will be in the mid teens. A quick disturbance could trigger again a few light snow showers into the night.

SATURDAY: A chilly morning in the low teens. Some passing flurries or light snow showers are possible.

>> LISTEN: Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: A podcast for weather fans 

SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Temperatures will reach highs of near 32 degrees.

>> YOU NEED THIS: Download the WHIO Weather App 

MONDAY: Snow likely with accumulation possible. Highs will be in the middle 30s.

About the Author