Snow here to stay as temperatures hit mid-20s; more snowfall expected this week

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

As much as 10 inches of snow was recorded in the Cincinnati area overnight, according to the National Weather Service.

That amount was tracked at Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Airport, downtown Cincinnati and another location while the rest of the region saw accumulations ranging from 1½ in Troy to 9 inches Waynesville, the weather service said.

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The snow is expected to stay as high temperatures are forecast to reach only the mid-20s through the weekend with lows reaching zero or below, the NWS office in Wilmington said.

High temperatures for today and Wednesday are projected to be in the mid-20s with lows 15 to 20 degrees, according to the NWS. Snow likely will return Wednesday, mainly after 3 p.m., with new snow accumulation around 1 inch possible.

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A chance of snow or freezing rain exists Wednesday night into Thursday, with most of the region transitioning to snow overnight. Thursday’s highs also will be in the mid-20s with a low of around 10 degrees, the weather service said.

Highs will continue in the low 20s for Friday and Saturday, with low temperatures dipping to around 10 and 5 degrees on those days, respectively, according to the forecast.

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Sunday’s high is projected to be 10 to 15 degrees with a low of zero to 5 below, according to the NWS.

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